In a blog post published last Friday, Patrice Ficklin, Associate Director of the CFPB’s Office of Fair Lending, outlined the CFPB’s fair lending priorities for 2017.

Ms. Ficklin wrote that, going forward, the CFPB will increase its focus in the following three areas:

  • Redlining: The CFPB “will continue to evaluate whether lenders have intentionally avoided

We recently blogged about remarks made by Patrice Ficklin, Director of the CFPB’s Office of Fair Lending, at the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Institute.  In her remarks, she stated that the CFPB is focusing on LGBT consumers and the challenges they face.  She suggested that the ECOA’s prohibition against discrimination on the basis