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Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Ecoa)
equal credit opportunity act (ecoa)
- a federal law requiring lenders to make credit available equally without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, or receipt of income from public assistance programs.
Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development