Payday Loan Sharks Lose Repeal Fight

Payday Loan Sharks Lose Repeal Fight Historic Payday Loan Protections Defy Congressional Threat   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 17, 2018   PRESS CONTACTS: Brent Adams (badams@woodstockinst.org) or Jenna Severson (jseverson@woodstockinst.org)   CHICAGO, IL – In a victory for consumers and...

36 Illinois Groups Support New Payday Loan Protections

Joint Statement from Woodstock Institute, Heartland Alliance, Shriver Center, Illinois PIRG FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2018   CONTACTS: Jody Blaylock, Heartland Alliance (jblaylock@heartlandalliance.org) 904-563-0882; Kevin Herrera, Shriver Center (kevinherrera@povertylaw.org); (312)549-9877   CHICAGO, IL— Thirty-six Illinois organizations declared their support for...

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Testimony of Courtney Eccles Before the Chicago Zoning, Landmarks, and Building Standards Committee in Support of the Payday Loan Zoning Ordinance

130114_payday_zoning_testimony_Final_0.pdf Testimony of Courtney Eccles in support of zoning restrictions for payday loan, title loan, and pawn shops. Alternative financial services strip wealth from low-wage workers and communities of color. The proposed ordinance would limit over-concentration of potentially predatory...