NCRC Calls on Financial Regulatory Agencies to Declare Flint, MI a Disaster Area

Washington – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) sent a letter to Janet Yellen, Chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency, and Martin J. Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, asking that they declare Flint, Michigan a designated disaster area in response to its […]

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NCRC Hires Stella Adams as Chief of Civil Rights

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) announced the hiring of Stella Adams in the role of Chief of Civil Rights. NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “I am very excited to announce that NCRC has hired Ms. Stella Adams to be its Chief of Civil Rights. In […]

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NCRC DC Women’s Business Center to Host Women-Owned Business Holiday Bazaar

Washington – The National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Washington, DC Women’s Business Center (DC WBC) will hold its Second Annual “Shop, Sip and Celebrate” Holiday Bazaar this year on Small Business Saturday, November 28, 2015. The DC WBC Holiday Bazaar is a pop-up marketplace to showcase local women-owned small businesses, many of which are DC WBC […]

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NCRC Report Shows Stark Racial Lending Disparities in Baltimore

Washington – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released an analysis of home purchase and small business lending in Baltimore, Maryland, and the surrounding areas. The analysis reveals deep racial disparities in mortgage lending. NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “While many Americans take the ability to obtain a mortgage for […]

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NCRC Releases Paper Calling For Protection of Duties to Serve, Recapitalization and Reform of Fannie and Freddie

Washington – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released a white paper making a case for the recapitalization of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and continuing the reforms of the GSEs started with the passage of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA). The white paper, “Protecting Duties to Serve and Responsible Next Steps for […]

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NCRC, NAACP, LULAC Call on Obama Administration to Recapitalize, Continue Reforms of Fannie and Freddie

Washington, DC – Today, several national groups sent a letter to President Obama urging the Administration to rethink its position on the recapitalization of the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and calling for their continued reform. The letter is in response to comments last week from Jacob Lew, Secretary of the U.S. Department […]

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NCRC Applauds Final Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data Rule

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s release of a final rule regarding modifications to Regulation C, which will implement changes to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “This expansion of Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data is a very positive […]

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NCRC Celebrates Anniversary of the Signing of the Community Reinvestment Act

Washington, DC – Today, on the anniversary of the date the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter in 1977, National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “The signing of the Community Reinvestment Act into law was a critically important moment for economic […]

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Community Organizations to Hold Reinvestment Summit in Baltimore

Baltimore, MD – On Monday, September 28 the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) will host a statewide summit in Baltimore on community reinvestment and neighborhood revitalization in Maryland. The Maryland Reinvestment Summit will feature keynote addresses by U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings and Benjamin Jealous, Partner at Kapor Capital. The Summit will include seminars and workshops […]

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NCRC Statement on the Release of 2014 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the release of 2014 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement:“The Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data release for 2014 illustrates a disturbing and highly problematic trend with hard numbers: opportunities for homeownership are still very limited. Particularly in low- […]

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