National Urban League Policy Institute Applauds Proposal to Simplify Mortgage Disclosures

Misleading and Inaccurate Information Helped Fuel Current Mortgage Crisis


Washington, DC (June 20, 2012) -- The National Urban League Policy Institute today praised the effort by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to simplify mortgage disclosures by combining the information required by the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).

WASHINGTON, DC  (June 1, 2012) – Recent attempts to keep voters of color in Florida from fully exercising their constitutional right to vote suffered twin blows yesterday.    National Urban League ( President and CEO Marc Morial hailed these victories as important steps in the larger war on voter rights.

Welcome to the National Urban League’s Occupy the Vote Election Center. Here you will find information on voter registration, voting rights, and the latest news on the 2012 presidential and congressional elections. As Congress wrestles over measures to create jobs and grow the economy, a multi-state effort is underway to exclude the Americans most affected from the political process. The decisions of the nation's elected officials are a crucial element in the nation's economic recovery.

NEW YORK (May 31, 2012) -- The world’s largest retailer has struck a blow for justice and accountability by ending its relationship with a regressive and irresponsible lobbying group, National Urban League President Marc H. Morial said today.

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