Comment

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) requested information on several questions related to the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) and its implementing regulation, Regulation B. NWLC submitted a comment describing the importance of fair access to credit for women, the importance of disparate impact liability to protect against discrimination in lending, the importance of applying the Bostock rationale to confirm that the ECOA’s prohibition on sex discrimination includes prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and other factors to reduce gender and racial disparities in access to credit. 

Published On: December 14, 2020Associated Issues: Income Security
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