The Senate just voted 67-31 and passed Senate Bill 2155, also nicknamed the #BankLobbyistAct. S. 2155 rolls back bank data reporting requirements used to ensure banks treat all borrowers fairly. John Taylor, President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, made the following statement.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has contributed a $1.2 million grant to the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, which will support a three-year investigation of small business lending practices at banks in three US metropolitan areas.
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition, joined by almost 500 national and local organizations, today sent a set of recommendations to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting to strengthen the Community Reinvestment Act.
Washington DC– On Tuesday, January 30th, interim Director Mick Mulvaney placed the Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity under his direct control and stripped it of enforcement power. John Taylor, President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, made the following statement. “The CFPB’s organization chart is the agency’s business, but enforcing consumer […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, a leaked version of a housing finance proposal from U.S. Senators Bob Corker (TN) and Mark Warner (VA) emerged that would severely harm America’s housing market. Today, several civil rights and affordable housing groups issued a statement on the proposal’s negative impact on access, affordability, and market stability. The Center […]
Court rules in favor of consumer protection and finds the CFPB’s independent structure constitutional.
This bill reforms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but abolishes their affordable housing goals. This should be a dealbreaker for any fair-minded Senator.
Washington DC- John Taylor, President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, responds to the continuing resolution reopening the United States government on Monday, January 22nd. “Congress made an important stand last Friday but backed down too quickly. Democrats are running a high stake and risky gamble based on the assumption that the House of Representatives and […]
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced this week it is suspending the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule until 2020. The AFFH rule was passed in 2015 to provide jurisdictions with a long overdue roadmap and measurement tools to comply with the landmark Fair Housing Act (FHA).
NCRC’s interest here is to have a robust mortgage securitization system that insures all credit-worthy people have access to quality mortgages. Set them free to do what they have done well for millions of people over decades: help working-class Americans move from being renters to home owners.