Membership Newsletter July 2012 | NCRC Provides Customized Support to Help Alabama Member Expand NCRC recently had an opportunity to help a new member, Alabama A&M University Community Development Corporation (AAMU CDC). AAMU CDC’s mission is to revitalize low-income neighborhoods surrounding Alabama A&M University, Meadow Hills and Edmonton Heights, with expansion to Huntsville planned. In […]
Washington, DC — On Tuesday, July 24, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Small Business Teaming Center will hold an event to introduce the procurement community to the concept of small business teaming, and give small business owners the opportunity to network. NCRC’s Small Business Teaming Center puts together teams of small businesses with complementary capabilities […]
Washington, DC – The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) today applauded the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for their enforcement action against Capital One. The action follows NCRC’s challenge of Capital One’s acquisition of ING Direct and HSBC’s credit card unit. NCRC argued that the company should not be allowed to become Too-Big-to-Fail given its record […]
Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and its member organization, the Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD), released a set of resources to aid the advancement of local responsible banking ordinances in cities throughout the nation. Local responsible banking ordinances are laws designed to ensure responsible loans, investments, and services […]
Background on Local Responsible Banking Ordinances Local responsible banking ordinances are laws designed to ensure responsible loans, investments, and services for modest-income and minority neighborhoods. The ordinances require an evaluation of financial institution performance in serving modest-income and minority neighborhoods as part of the criteria for deciding which institutions receive municipal deposits and other city […]
Washington, DC – Today, David Berenbaum, Chief Program Officer of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), will testify in a hearing before the Congressional Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing, and Community Opportunity. In the hearing, entitled Appraisal Oversight: The Regulatory Impact on Consumers and Businesses, NCRC will call upon Congress to enact a series of reforms […]
The time has come for members of Congress, the prudential regulators, the Appraisal Subcommittee and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to work collaboratively to ensure that consumers and all the industry stakeholders involved in the home buying and refinance process will benefit from a system of regulation that helps ensure the independence and integrity of the appraisal process. These efforts will promote equal access to responsible and sustainable credit and a robust mortgage marketplace that meets our nations immediate housing finance needs.
Generating Real Opportunities for Work Transforming Housing Initiative Announced by President Clinton at Clinton Global Initiative America Meeting Washington, DC – The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and its principal partners, including Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC), NALCAB—National Association for Latino Community Asset Builders and the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD), introduced today […]