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Borrowing Trouble: Predatory Lending in Native American Communities


With the collapse of the subprime mortgage lending market, predatory lending has become a significant national concern. In Native communities, however, predatory lending has been a major concern for years, since abusive lending practices have tended to proliferate in minority and low-income communities. This report provides an update to First Nations’ 2003 report Predatory Lending in Native American Communities.