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Study: Gentrification and cultural displacement most intense in America’s largest cities, and absent from many others

Gentrification and displacement of long-time residents is most intense in the nation’s biggest cities, and rare in most other places, a new study shows. The study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), identified more than 1,000 neighborhoods in 935 cities and towns where gentrification occurred between 2000 and 2013. In 230 of those neighborhoods, […]

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Community, policy, government and business leaders to speak at 2019 Just Economy Conference

Federal Reserve Board of Governors  member Lael Brainard, journalist and author Jose Antonio Vargas, and Beneficial State Bank CEO Kat Taylor will be among the featured speakers at the Just Economy Conference, March 11-13, 2019, at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The conference, hosted by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), is the […]

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PLACE, a housing and community development network, becomes part of NCRC

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Practitioners Leveraging Assets for Community Enhancement (PLACE), a membership organization for housing and community development practitioners, is becoming part of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). NCRC and PLACE have agreed to integrate PLACE members and continue its activities within NCRC, as an affinity group of NCRC, rather than as a separate […]

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NCRC applauds NAR for GSEs plan

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) announced a new GSEs plan to convert Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into shareholder-owned utilities with a regulated and reliable rate of return. The plan calls for supporting the affirmative obligations as directed in the Housing and Economic Recovery Act (HERA), including the Enterprise housing […]

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NCRC condemns CFPB move to gut payday loan restrictions

WASHINGTON, DC — Yesterday, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced plans to do away with tougher payday loan restrictions that were developed during the Obama Administration but that weren’t scheduled to take effect until later this year. The new regulations would have limited the number of consecutive loans given, while also requiring lenders to […]

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NCRC condemns Crapo GSE plan to drop affordable housing goals

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, released a plan to significantly alter the U.S. housing finance system. The plan would eliminate the affordable housing goals, the government-sponsored enterprises’ (GSEs) Duty to Serve rule and repeal their charter obligation to facilitate the financing of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families.  […]

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