February 2017 Archives

Will the demise of Dodd-Frank resurrect predatory lending?

With a presidential signature on an executive order, the possible dismantling of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act has begun. Allies in Congress are lining up behind the President Trump and his administration to blaze a legislative path to make the controversial law a thing of the past.

Home sweet rental: Your rights as a tenant

In most states, laws carefully regulate landlords. Rental properties undergo inspections for code violations, and courts often give tenants the benefit of the doubt in a dispute. Nevertheless, unscrupulous landlords will always exist, and they are looking for people who are ignorant of the laws that govern rental properties.