TITLE

Data Limitations and the Fragmented U.S. Financial Regulatory Structure Challenge Federal Oversight and Enforcement Efforts

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Orice Williams
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
GAO Reports;8/12/2009, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to check the oversight and enforcement of fair lending under the Fair Housing Act (FHA) and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA). The study includes interviews of pertinent agency officials, lenders and an analysis of fair lending laws. The GAO recommends that Congress should consider options such as requiring larger lenders to report additional data to detect potential fair lending violations.
ACCESSION #
43860402

 

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