On May 27, 2015, Roger Bertling, Senior Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law in the Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic was quoted on an Al Jazeera America article regarding Uber’s lending practices. “[These] terms are bad even compared with those generally used with subprime borrowing. “That [lease] is as bad as any I’ve seen on the predatory lending level for autos,” Bertling said.
The Predatory Lending/Consumer Protection Clinic, part of the Legal Services Center (LSC), focuses its advocacy efforts on preserving and protecting equity for low- and moderate-income homeowners, combating abuses in the consumer financial services, debt collection, and for-profit college industries, and ensuring equal and fair access to credit markets.
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