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Equal Housing Lender

We do business in accordance with federal fair lending laws.

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Consumer protection under the Federal Fair Housing Act



Under the Federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap, or familial status (having children under the age of 18) to:

  • Deny a loan for the purpose of purchasing, constructing, improving, repairing or maintaining a dwelling, or deny any loan secured by a dwelling; or
  • Discriminate in fixing the amount, interest rate, duration, application procedures or other terms or conditions of such a loan, or in appraising property.

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you should send a complaint to:

Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Department of Housing & Urban Development
Washington, DC 20410

For processing under the Federal Fair Housing Act send to:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
1700 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

Under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, it is illegal to discriminate in any credit transaction:

  • On the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or age
  • Because income is from public assistance, or
  • Because a right was exercised under the Consumer Credit Protection Act

If you believe you have been discriminated against, you should send a complaint to:

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
1700 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

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