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Banking, Insurance and Credit

The Banking, Insurance and Credit Task Force covers all issues related to banking and credit including access to credit for individuals and small businesses, credit reports, financial literacy and banking regulation, and payday and small-dollar loans. Finally, it covers all issues related to non-health insirance and consumer protection.

Task Force Leadership 2022-2023

Special 2020-21 Priorities of the Banking, Affordable Housing and Credit Task Force:

  1. Credit rating methodology
  2. Latino access to capital: Discriminatory lending, Latino entrepreneurship
  3. Rent control and other affordable renting policies
  4. Undocumented/short credit history alternatives
  5. Particularly how to help people with short credit histories and undocumented immigrants access the benefits of large financial institutions, protecting from predatory lending
  6. Protection of employee from discharge on wage garnishment cases
  7. Follow-up on CFPB Resolution

Recent Resolutions


Encouraging Electronic Payments for the Unbanked


Enacting Definitions for Safe and Affordable Lending Products and Services


Regarding Free Online Tax Preparation and Electronic Filing


Promoting Job Security Under the Consumer Credit Protection Act


Preservation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Under the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform Act as a Means of Financial Security for the Hispanic Community


Support the Under-Banked with Bridge Financing Options


Promoting Safe and Affordable Lending Practices


Encouraging Government Use of Prepaid Cards


Resolution on Financial Literacy and Empowerment


Resolution on Banking Fees, Foreclosures and Access to Capital