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Joint Comment on Application of First Mid Bancshares to acquire Delta Bancshares Company and Jefferson Bank and Trust

October 18, 2021 Colette A. FriedAssistant Vice PresidentFederal Reserve Bank of Chicago230 South LaSalle StreetChicago, IL 60604 Via comments.applications@chi.frb.org RE: Comment on Application of First Mid Bancshares to acquire Delta Bancshares Company and Jefferson Bank and Trust Dear Ms. Fried: The St. Louis Equal Housing and Community Reinvestment Alliance (SLEHCRA) and the National Community Reinvestment …

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NCRC Submits Comment on Interagency Proposal for the Regulation of Partnerships between Banks and Fintechs

October 18, 2021 Ann E. Misback Secretary Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20551. Federal Reserve Docket OP-1752 James P. Sheesley, Assistant Executive Secretary Attention: Comments-RIN 3064-ZA26, Legal ESS Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 550 17th Street NW Washington, DC 20429. Chief Counsel’s Office Attention: Comment …

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To Preserve Pre-COVID Economic Growth For Latino Americans, Eliminating Racial Economic Inequality Must Be A Priority Of Post-COVID Recovery

In honor of Latino Heritage Month, this is one in a series of NCRC snapshots and infographics exploring racial economic and wealth disparities and the economic conditions of various Latino nationalities. The Latino population has experienced record population growth, accounting for about half of total population growth from 2010 to 2019. This growth corresponds with …

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NCRC Joint Membership with BAR

joint membership Two Great Things that Go Great Together National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and Building Alabama Reinvestment (BAR) members are eligible for two memberships for one low price. Become a member of both organizations and enhance your knowledge and power to create and support sustainable solutions for economic justice in your neighborhood and across the country.  …

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Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, and Housing Policy Organizations Applaud Senator Raphael Warnock’s Introduction of the $100 Billion Downpayment Toward Equity Act, Call for Its Immediate Passage

(Washington, D.C.) — Following Senator Raphael Warnock’s (D-GA) introduction of the Senate companion to the Downpayment Toward Equity Act, which would allocate $100 billion in funding for first-time homebuyers, the National Fair Housing Alliance, the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, the National Urban League, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, the Center for Responsible Lending, UnidosUS, and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human …

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Social Determinants of Health Caucus – Request for Information Letter

(Download) Attn SDOH Caucus Co-Chairs: Congresswoman Cheri Bustos Congressman G.K. Butterfield Congressman Tom Cole Congressman Markwayne Mullin RE: Social Determinants of Health Caucus – Request for Information Dear Members of Congress: Please accept this response to the Request for Information from the Congressional Caucus on Social Determinants of Health, on behalf of the National Community …

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Adding Robust Consideration of Race to Community Reinvestment Act Regulations: An Essential and Constitutional Proposal

It is time for regulators to incorporate an explicit focus on race in core CRA regulations and examination procedures. This should and can be done in a manner that complements, and does not in any way supplant, the longstanding focus on LMI.

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Business Structure may have been a Barrier to the Paycheck Protection Program and Access to Credit

From October 23, 2020, to December 29, 2020, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) surveyed small business owners in nine Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA). The data collected in the survey provided insight into accessing capital for small businesses as this program had fewer entry barriers than traditional loan products.

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Business Structure of Small Businesses May Matter More Than We Knew

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was a small business lending program created by Congress in 2020 to provide loans to save businesses from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. There were two characteristics of this program that made it unique. First, a PPP loan could convert to a forgivable grant if the business spent …

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Fact Sheet on Section 1071 Small Business Loan Data

What is Section 1071 Data? The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 included Section 1071, which[1] mandated the collection and dissemination of data on applicants for loans to small businesses and women- and minority-owned firms. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was designated to collect the data. The statutory purpose of …

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