We Don’t Need to Be Charged for Being Poor: The Cost to Families of Paying Fees to Access Public Assistance.
(May 2015) A new survey of people who pay fees to use state-issued Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards for public assistance such as CalWORKs and General Assistance. The survey quotes the experiences of aid recipients including the impact of paying fees on their ability to make ends meet. It…Read PDF
After submitting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, CRC calculated that the FDIC has already paid out more than $1 billion to OneWest Bank to cover their costs for foreclosures. According to data provided by the FDIC, the FDIC estimates it will pay out another $1.4 billion to…Read PDF