August 1, 2023 — Featured News

Originally appearing in The New York Times on August 1, 2023, Matthew Goldstein covers rent-to-own company Divvy Homes and quotes Sarah Bolling Mancini with references to recent testimony before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee.

Divvy’s roughly 50 percent success rate might be better than that of many smaller rent-to-own firms, but that isn’t good enough. It reflects the false promise of homeownership of rent-to-own deals.

Sarah Mancini, co-director of advocacy at the National Consumer Law Center

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