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Type Ordinance
Year 2012
Level City or Town
State(s) Texas
Source Austin City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This ordinance alters payday lending practices as sanctioned and regulated by municipal governments. It provides functional and clear definitions of alternative financial services businesses and acceptable practices and zoning for those businesses. Additionally, it outlines consumer...

Type Model Law
Year 2012
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source National Community Reinvestment Coalition
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This model ordinance requires financial institutions that receive municipal deposits to provide all community members with sound and responsible financial services. The ordinance's intent is to increase the amount of responsible financial services in minority and low to moderate-income...

Type Ordinance
Year 2011
Level City or Town
State(s) Texas
Source Austin City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This ordinance prohibits credit access businesses from operating without a valid certificate of registration. It also requires them to display their certificate of registration to the public. This ordinance was created to reduce abusive and predatory lending practices....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2019
Level National
State(s) All States
Source People's Action
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Democracy & Governance, Community Development, Housing
A Homes Guarantee outlines that everyone living in the United States should have safe, accessible, sustainable, and permanently affordable housing. This proposal outlines steps the federal government needs to take to eradicate housing insecurity and homelessness in America; these...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level Other Boards and Agencies
State(s) All States
Source Institute for Policy Studies
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance, Environment & Natural Resources
In recent years, some of the most successful campaigns on climate change have focussed on divestment from fossil fuels, the burning of which is predominantly responsible for causing climate change. Putting pressure on banks, pension funds and university endowments can stop – or significantly...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level National
State(s) All States
Source The Democracy Collaborative
Policy Areas -
The $1 trillion public-private infrastructure plan proposed by the Trump Administration would cost an additional $1 trillion-plus in financing and user fees over a ten-year period. This policy brief lays out a variety of funding options that would not increase taxes or the federal...

Type Act or Session Law
Year 2022
Level State
State(s) California
Source California State Senate
Policy Areas Community Development, Economic Justice, Finance & Procurement, Housing
Recognizing the need for intervention in the housing market, California passed bill SB490 to create the Housing Acquisition and Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Program (HARTAP). HARTAP will help qualified entities -including eligible non-profits, community land trusts, public...

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