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Payday Lenders Concentrated in Poor ZIP Codes

Friday, December 16, 2016
J.D. Morris The Press Democrat
Graciela Aponte-Diaz

The study also found that, among ZIP codes with six or more payday lending stores, the share of black and Latino residents exceeded their share of the overall state population. Graciela Aponte-Diaz, director of California policy for the Center for Responsible Lending, said that supported the notion that payday lenders were targeting those communities.