Subcommittee Hearing

Exploiting the American Dream: How Abusive Land Contracts Prey on Vulnerable Homebuyers

Housing, Transportation, and Community Development Date:   Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Time:   02:15 PM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HOUSING, TRANSPORTATION, AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Exploiting the American Dream: How Abusive Land Contracts Prey on Vulnerable Homebuyers.” The witnesses will be: Ms. Sarah Bolling Mancini, Senior Attorney, National Consumer Law Center; Ms. Elizabeth Goodell, Supervising Attorney, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid; and Mr. John Green, Managing Principal, Blackstar Stability.

All hearings are webcast live and will not be available until the hearing starts. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service, including closed captioning service for webcast hearings, should contact the committee clerk at 202-224-7391 at least three business days in advance of the hearing date.

Member Statements

  1. Tina Smith (D - Minnesota)


  1. Ms. Sarah Bolling Mancini
    Senior Attorney
    National Consumer Law Center
  2. Ms. Elizabeth Goodell
    Supervising Attorney
    Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
  3. Mr. John Green
    Managing Principal
    Blackstar Stability