NCRC Honors 2015 National Achievement Award Winners

Washington, DC – On March 25, at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) 2015 Annual Conference, NCRC presented its National Achievement Awards and honored leaders in expanding fair access to financial services. The awards ceremony featured remarks from Gustavo F. Velasquez, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity at the U.S. Department of Housing […]

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National Community Reinvestment Coalition to Host 2015 Annual Conference March 25-28 in Washington, DC

Washington, DC – From March 25-28, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) will hold its annual conference, bringing together hundreds of participants and community organizations from across the nation. This year’s conference theme is “Creating a Just Economy.” This year, the conference will feature keynote speeches from Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senator for Ohio, Maxine Waters, […]

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In Response to House Financial Services Hearing, NCRC Applauds FHA

Washington, DC – Today, as U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services in a hearing titled “The Future of Housing in America: Oversight of the Federal Housing Administration,” NCRC President and CEO John Taylor applauded recent changes to FHA mortgage insurance […]

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As FHFA Director Mel Watt Testifies Before Congress, NCRC Reaffirms Support for Decision to Fund Housing Trust Fund

Washington, DC – Today, as Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) Director Mel Watt testified before the House Financial Services Committee on FHFA’s recently announced allocation of funds to the National Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor reaffirmed NCRC’s support of the decision to capitalize the funds. “NCRC is […]

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G.R.O.W.T.H Initiative

G.R.O.W.T.H Initiative The Generating Real Opportunities for Work Through Housing (GROWTH) Initiative is NCRC’s response to our members’ requests for greater assistance in preserving affordable homeownership opportunities for and in low-and moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods. GROWTH is a national, investor-community collaborative centered around the NCRC Housing Rehab Fund (“HRF”), which will be a $50 million dollar […]

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In Reaction to State of the Union Address, NCRC Calls For Focus on Fair Access to Credit

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We commend President Obama for his focus on helping working families and combating income inequality. However, this inequality will always persist if we don’t ensure that all creditworthy Americans have […]

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NCRC Reacts to Reduction in FHA Premiums

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to President Obama’s announcement that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will lower mortgage insurance premiums by 0.5 percentage points for FHA loans, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud President Obama for this positive step, which will be beneficial to working families striving to […]

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NCRC Applauds FHFA’s Decision to Fund National Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund

Washington, DC – Today, in response to the announcement by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) that it would begin setting aside and allocating funds to the National Housing Trust Fund and Capital Magnet Fund, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)’s President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the FHFA for […]

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NCRC Applauds Enhancements to Home Affordable Modification Program

Washington, DC – Today, in response to the announcement of enhancements to the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)’s President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “NCRC applauds the Treasury Department and […]

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