Defrauding the American Dream: Predatory Lending in Latino Communities and Reform of California’s Lending Law

The recent mortgage crisis has brought national media attention to the problem of predatory lending. Predatory lenders target vulnerable communities who have been precluded from conventional financial markets, and minority communities are disproportionately affected. This Note examines predatory lending in the Hispanic population to illustrate why California’s anti-predatory lending law is not effective. Many of […]