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By requiring financial institutions to serve communities equitably, the federal CRA and Illinois CRA drive greater investment in lower income communities.
The Predatory Loan Prevention Act puts a 36% interest rate cap on personal loans in Illinois, protecting consumers from falling into a debt trap.
We write and submit comment letters to let government agencies know how their policy proposals affect economic security for low-income people and communities of color.
Woodstock staff provide expert testimony on economic equity at federal and state hearings.
When our partner organizations write comment letters to take a stance on or respond to a policy proposal, we sign on to support their position.