NCRC to Host GSE and Housing Finance Reform Forum

Washington, DC—As the fate of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac continues to sit in limbo, it remains unclear what the future holds for our system of housing finance. Despite the fact that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have played a valuable role in helping to grow the middle class in America, the reform debate has […]

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NCRC Applauds Senate Confirmation of Janet Yellen as Chair of the Federal Reserve

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the Senate’s confirmation of Janet Yellen as Chair of the Federal Reserve, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the confirmation of Janet Yellen as Chair of the Federal Reserve. Not only has she shown a strong commitment […]

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Save the Date: On January 31st, NCRC Presents “Locked Out: What Losing Fannie, Freddie, and the Affordable Housing Goals Will Mean for the American Dream”

You are cordially invited to attend the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s timely forum on the future of the government sponsored enterprises and housing finance reform called “Locked Out: What Losing Fannie, Freddie, and the Affordable Housing Goals Will Mean for the American Dream.” The event will consist of two panels focused on issues critical to […]

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NCRC Statement on Release of FHA Annual Actuarial Review

Washington, DC – Today, in response to the release of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA)’s annual financial status report to Congress, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “NCRC welcomes the positive news contained in FHA’s actuarial review. The review underscores the strong performance of loans issued after […]

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NCRC Applauds Senate Confirmation of Mel Watt as Director of the FHFA

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the Senate’s confirmation of Mel Watt as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the confirmation of Mel Watt as Director of the FHFA. He is a well-qualified, pragmatic leader who […]

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NCRC Releases Report on Capital and Credit Access for Small Businesses in the Appalachian Region

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released a report entitled “Access to Capital and Credit in Appalachia and the Impact of the Financial Crisis and Recession on Commercial Lending and Finance in the Region.” The report, which was commissioned by the Appalachian Regional Commission, and authored by NCRC and Woodstock Institute, […]

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Community Reinvestment Act Q&A Document Falls Short

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the newly released final revisions to the Interagency Question and Answer (Q&A) document regarding the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) President and CEO, John Taylor, made the following statement: “It is very disappointing that the Q&A does not address a critical issue: the […]

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NCRC Launches National Media Campaign for Fair Housing

Washington, DC — Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) launched a national media campaign to raise awareness of housing discrimination and the public’s rights under the Fair Housing Act. The campaign, entitled “The More You Know,” features print advertisements and a video public service announcement in English and Spanish, as well as a social […]

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NCRC Releases Updated Washington, DC Lending Analysis

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released an updated analysis of home and small business lending in Washington, DC. The analysis of 2011 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data on lending from six major banks and the lending market as a group shows racial and gender disparities in home lending. The analysis finds […]

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NCRC Statement on Mel Watt Nomination Cloture Vote

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the filibuster of the nomination of Representative Mel Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “This is another demonstration of the continued dysfunction of Congress. It is truly troubling that the nomination of Representative Watt, who […]

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