Aisha Sleiman, George Thomas
December 1, 2017
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Tags: Consumer Protection, Predatory Lending
Organizations mentioned/involved: Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE) (Ohio)
In May, with the help of community partners, including ABLE, Toledo’s City Council unanimously passed a new zoning ordinance limiting predatory payday lenders from opening up new branches in an already oversaturated market.
Now Ohio public officials have a new opportunity at the state level to further reform the short-term lending industry and save Ohioans millions of dollars.