Consumer Group Study Exposes Racial Targeting Among Payday Predators

The Chicago Sun-Times is out with a story citing data from a study conducted by the Woodstock Institute that demonstrates that payday lenders in Chicago use racial targeting as standard operating procedure.

From the story:

Using 2019 borrower loan data obtained from state regulators, the nonprofit Woodstock Institute found the top ZIP codes for payday loans, excluding the…

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Andy Spears

Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .