The National Community Reinvestment Coalition has hired Marisa Calderon as executive director of the NCRC Community Development Fund, which provides loans for housing, small business and other community development needs in low- and moderate-income communities. Calderon, based in California, was executive director at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and authored their …
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Roberts and his two co-authors analyzed mortality data from 1999 to 2017. They found that, on average, Black men died 17 years earlier than their White counterparts in 2016. Heart disease, homicide, cancer and unintentional injuries such as accidental drug poisoning contributed most to the gap. Homicide contributed most to the gap from ages 15 to 39, while heart disease and cancer contributed most from ages 45 to 74.
They want to protect Black lives, and threatening an industry’s money and the public’s entertainment was the only option left.
The merger is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including receipt of necessary regulatory approvals and approval by the shareholders of each company.
Such a policy, however, would have little chance of advancing in Congress.
Senate Republicans threw out the temporary deferral Trump signed in his executive order from their own COVID-19 relief bill proposal.
Baby bonds or housing head-starts could make more people financially secure.
Companies that value homes for sale or refinancing are bound by law not to discriminate. Black homeowners say it happens anyway.
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The court placed a preliminary injunction against Brigade Capital on Tuesday, ordering it to either pay back the money or to not withdraw or dispose of it until a court appearance on August 31.
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“Contrary to much of the criticism we have received since making this announcement, this will generally not cause mortgage payments to ‘go up.’” the letter states. “The fee applies only to refinancing borrowers, who almost always use a refinancing to lower their monthly rate,” the letter states.
Credit reports and credit scores reflect stunning racial disparities. Over a dozen studies have found that Black consumers have lower credit scores as a group than whites (listed in this policy brief). As a result, Black consumers have less access to mortgages, credit cards, and even government lending intended to help those most in need — a July 2020 study by ClimateWire found credit scores kept many Black consumers from obtaining Small Business Administration disaster relief loans. Credit reports or credit scores are also used by insurance companies, employers, and landlords, creating racial disparities in those settings as well.