NCRC Mourns the Loss of Ferguson Activist Darren Seals

Washington, DC – Today, in response to the tragic death of Darren Seals, a young activist who was one of the most outspoken voices of the Ferguson, Missouri protests, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) made the following statement: “We grieve not only for the devastating loss of Darren Seals as an individual, but also […]

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NCRC Statement on CFED and IPS Racial Wealth Gap Report, CRA, and Affordable Housing Goals

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the new report from the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), “The Ever-Growing Gap: Without Change, African-American and Latino Families Won’t Match White Wealth for Centuries,” the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “The findings […]

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NCRC Names Jesse Van Tol as Chief Operating Officer

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) is pleased to announce that Jesse Van Tol has become its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Mr. Van Tol will direct and supervise NCRC’s overall business operations. “We are thrilled that Jesse Van Tol has agreed to become COO,” said NCRC President and […]

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NCRC Report on Lending in St. Louis, Milwaukee and Minneapolis Shows Clear Racial Disparities

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released an analysis of home purchase lending in St. Louis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and the surrounding areas. The analysis reveals racial and income disparities in mortgage lending in all three cities. ‘This report clearly shows the lack of mortgage lending in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods and predominantly […]

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NCRC Statement on Final Revisions to CRA Q&A

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the bank regulatory agencies’ release of final revisions to “Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment,” NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are profoundly disappointed that the agencies have not undertaken desperately needed reforms that would update the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to take into account significant changes […]

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NCRC Testifies Before Congress on Financial Technology and Marketplace Lending

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Director of Policy and Government Affairs Gerron Levi testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit regarding financial technology (FinTech) and marketplace lending. In the testimony, NCRC detailed the opportunities and challenges of FinTech and discussed the need […]

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NCRC Statement on CFPB’s Proposed Rule on Payday and Car Title Lending

Washington, DC – Today, in response to the release of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) proposed rule to protect consumers from abusive payday and car title loans, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement. “We applaud the CFPB for proposing a rule that sensibly includes consideration of a borrower’s ability to […]

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As HUD Asks Americans to “Dare to Own the Dream” of Homeownership, NCRC Calls on Obama Administration to Preserve Affordable Housing Goals

Washington, DC – Today, following a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) National Homeownership Month “Dare to Own the Dream” event, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) and local community groups called on the Obama Administration to protect and strengthen the affordable housing goals at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. NCRC President and CEO […]

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NCRC Grieves for Orlando Attack Victims

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the attack in Orlando, Florida, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “When someone faces an attack as a result of their sexual orientation, their race, their color, their country of origin, their gender identity, their disability, or their religious beliefs, it is an attack on […]

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NCRC Applauds Letter from 32 Members of Congress to FHFA Director and Treasury Secretary Urging Adequate Capital at Fannie and Freddie

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition applauded a letter from 32 Members of Congress to FHFA Director Mel Watt, and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, urging them to ensure that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are adequately capitalized. NCRC members first introduced and urged Members of Congress to sign on to this letter at […]

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