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Rep. Lepore-Hagan Introduces Fair Lending through Land Contracts Act

Friday, October 13, 2017

On Friday, October 13, YNDC Executive Director Ian Beniston joined State Representative Michele Lepore-Hagan and community leaders at 226 East Lucius Avenue to introduce House Bill 368, the Fair Lending through Land Contracts Act. Speaking alongside Beniston and Lepore-Hagan were Rose Carter, Executive Director of ACTION, and Pastor Dave Kamphuis of Martin Luther Lutheran Church on Clearmount Drive. The bill aims to regulate land contract agreements and cut down on predatory practices by large, out-of-state firms. The property at 226 East Lucius is owned by Vision Property Management, a predatory land contract company from South Carolina.