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Type Fact Sheet or Infographic
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) All States
Source SiX Action
Policy Areas Education, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Children & Families, Community Development, Public Spaces, Housing, Public Safety, Health, Environment & Natural Resources, Energy
Outdated workplace policies have failed to keep pace with the demands on today's workforce, limiting our economic growth....

Type Ordinance
Year 2011
Level City or Town
State(s) Texas
Source Austin City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This ordinance outlines deferred credit presentment practices as well as regulations on their conduct as imposed by a municipal authority. It establishes definitions of deferred presentment transactions and credit access businesses as well as certification processes for these businesses....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2017
Level County
State(s) All States
Source SiX Action
Policy Areas Education, Finance & Procurement, Children & Families, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Community Development, Public Spaces, Housing, Public Safety, Children & Families
In the United States, the average annual percentage rate paid on a payday loan is 391%. But payday loans are only one of the many mechanisms that impose triple-digit interest rates on low-income and vulnerable communities. High-cost loans that collateralize a car title, fixed pensions,...

Type Ordinance
Year 2006
Level City or Town
State(s) Oregon
Source Portland City Council
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Civil Rights
This ordinance requires licensing for the purpose of regulating certain payday lending practices to minimize the detrimental effects of such practices on the city's residents. The ordinance requires payday lenders to apply for city permits on an annual basis. The ordinance creates...

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...

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