Predatory Lending Issues in Canada

Predatory lending is the practice whereby a lender deceptively persuades a borrower to agree to abusive loan terms. It is closely tied to subprime mortgage lending, a practice that encouraged a rise in predatory lending in the United States. This project examines whether Canada similarly is at risk.

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debt, consumer, consumer protection, seniors, older adults, financial institutions, banks, credit unions, loans and lending, predatory lending, mortgages, interest, unconscionable transactions, cost of credit disclosure, buying a home