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TENANTS IN FORECLOSED PROPERTIES

Hardest Hit Fund looks to allow funds to be used for first time home buyers and FLACP voices concern here.  April 3, 2015.

Florida tenants caught in a foreclosed rental are now subject to immediate eviction after foreclosure.  Read about it here. December 11, 2014

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HIGH COST LOANS

Amscot Payday Loan Store in Tampa.

Amscot Payday Loan Store in Tampa.

FLACP opinion piece in the Tallahassee Democrat in support of strong rules from the CFPB reining in the worst predatory practices by payday lenders, here. February 12, 2015

FLACP responds to opinion piece by the Florida Bankers Association opposing the Department of Defense proposed rules to close loopholes allowing predatory lenders to prey on service members, here. November 15, 2014

FLACP Director Alice Vickers quoted in expose by ProPublica about the car title loans in Florida, here.  July 25, 2014

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MINIMUM WAGE AND TAX PAYERS

Increasing the minimum wage and providing other income protections for consumers, such as free tax preparation, are supported by FLACP here.  January 29, 2015 

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NUCLEAR COST RECOVERY

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Duke Power payment station next to a payday loan store in Florida

Reports on Brad’s testimony before the Florida Cabinet can be read here.  May 13, 2014

FLACP Legislative Director Brad Ashwell’s column on Nuclear Cost Recovery appeared in several newspapers in Florida. Read it here. May 9, 2014