Center for Responsible Lending
The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL) is a nonprofit organization based in Durham, North Carolina, that educates Americans about their lending options. According to their website, CRL “has protected homeownership and family wealth by working to eliminate abusive financial practices.” Their parent company is the Center for Community Self-Help.
Campaign Finance$144,616 Given
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- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Center for Responsible Lending
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Center for Responsible Lending $5,111,834
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Consumer Product Safety,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 S.3217 Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act of 2010 H.R.3609 Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Equity Protection Act of 2007 S.2136 Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2007 H.R.1315 Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2011 S.737 Responsible Consumer Financial Protection Regulations Act of 2011 H.R.1121 Responsible Consumer Financial Protection Regulations Act of 2011 H.R.1214 Payday Loan Reform Act of 2009 S.2452 Home Ownership Preservation and Protection Act of 2007 H.R.5579 Emergency Mortgage Loan Modification Act of 2008
RegulationsMentioned in 101 dockets; Submitted to 29 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Center for Responsible Lending" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 7 CFPB Regulation Z; Truth in Lending 2011
- Toggle 4 Ability To Repay Standards Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) 2013
- Toggle 2 Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) 2013
- Toggle 2 CFPB Integrated Mortgage Disclosures under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth In Lending Act (Regulation Z) 2012
- Toggle 2 CFPB 2012 Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) Mortgage Servicing Proposal 2012
- Toggle 1 FWS General Regulations for Areas Administered by the National Park Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service 2008
- Toggle 1 CFPB Defining Larger Participants in Certain Consumer Financial Product and Service Markets 2012
- Toggle 1 CFPB HIGH-COST MORTGAGE AND HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELING AMENDMENTS TO THE TRUTH IN LENDING ACT (REGULATION Z) AND HOMEOWNERSHIP COUNSELING AMENDMENTS TO THE REAL ESTATE SETTLEMENT PROCEDURES ACT (REGULATION X) 2012
- Toggle 1 OCC Supervisory Guidance on Deposit-Related Consumer Credit Products 2011
- Toggle 1 CFPB Regulation Z; Truth in Lending 2012
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 35 OCC Credit Risk Retention by Securitizers 2011
- Toggle 21 CFPB Regulation Z; Truth in Lending 2011
- Toggle 19 HUD Credit Risk Retention 2011
- Toggle 14 CFPB Request for comment on Payday Lending Hearing Transcript 2012
- Toggle 12 CFPB Regulation Z; Truth in Lending 2012
- Toggle 10 CFPB Request for Information Regarding Senior Financial Exploitation 2012
- Toggle 8 Credit Risk Retention 2013
- Toggle 8 DOD Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to Service Members and Dependents 2006
- Toggle 7 CFPB 2012 Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) Mortgage Servicing Proposal 2012
- Toggle 6 OCC Supervisory Guidance on Deposit-Related Consumer Credit Products 2011
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Center for Responsible Lending" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1 person on 1 committee