Full Committee Hearing

Consumer Protection: Examining Fees in Financial Services and Rental Housing

Date:   Thursday, May 9, 2024 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing on “Consumer Protection: Examining Fees in Financial Services and Rental Housing.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Adam Rust, Director of Financial Services, Consumer Federation of America; Ms. Karen Madry, President and Chief Executive Officer, Afena Federal Credit Union; and Mr. Santiago Sueiro, Senior Policy Analyst, UnidosUS. 

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. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - Ohio)
  2. Ranking Member Tim Scott (R - South Carolina)


  1. Mr. Adam Rust
    Director of Financial Services
    Consumer Federation of America
  2. Ms. Karen Madry
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    Afena Federal Credit Union
  3. Mr. Santiago Sueiro
    Senior Policy Analyst