NCRC Statement on the Nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin as Deputy Treasury Secretary

  Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the news that President Obama has nominated Federal Reserve Board Governor Sarah Bloom Raskin to serve as Deputy Treasury Secretary, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement:  “Sarah Bloom Raskin is sure to be an excellent Deputy Treasury Secretary, and we urge her prompt confirmation. […]

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NCRC Statement on HUD’s Proposed Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

Washington, DC – Today, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released for public comment a proposed regulation clarifying the duty of government funded entities to Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. This highly anticipated rule provides guidance to over 1200 local governments, all states, and more than 4000 Housing Authorities and community development […]

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NCRC Applauds Confirmation of Thomas Perez as Secretary of Labor

  Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition applauded the confirmation of Thomas Perez as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are very pleased that Thomas Perez has been confirmed as Secretary of Labor. Tom Perez is an outstanding public servant […]

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NCRC Applauds Confirmation of Richard Cordray

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition applauded the Senate confirmation of Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “Chalk one up for consumers. Big money didn’t want to see the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau created or a talented […]

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NCRC Calls on Senate to Confirm Richard Cordray

  Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition called for the Senate to confirm Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). President Obama renominated Cordray to be CFPB Director in January of 2013. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid filed for cloture on the motion to proceed on Cordray’s nomination […]

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NCRC Calls for Senate Confirmation of Mel Watt

  Washington, DC – In anticipation of today’s confirmation hearing, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition called for the confirmation of Mel Watt as Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). “We urge the Senate to promptly confirm Mel Watt as Director of the FHFA,” said NCRC President and CEO John Taylor. “He is highly […]

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NCRC Statement on National Mortgage Settlement Independent Monitor Joseph Smith’s Quarterly Update

  Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the National Mortgage Settlement Monitor’s latest quarterly update, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “The latest Settlement Monitor’s update shows that many homeowners are receiving relief in the form of principal reduction, which is a very positive thing. It is good to see […]

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NCRC Analysis Shows Disparities in Lending in Washington, DC

  Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released an 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 […]

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NCRC Applauds Nomination of Mel Watt to Head FHFA

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition applauded the nomination of Representative Mel Watt to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “Mel Watt is an excellent choice to lead the FHFA. He is well qualified and sure to be a strong leader […]

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NCRC Honors 2013 National Achievement Award Winners at Annual Conference

Washington, DC – Tonight, at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) 2013 Annual Conference, NCRC will present its National Achievement Awards, and honor leaders in expanding fair access to financial services. The awards ceremony will be hosted by Dr. Julianne Malveaux, and will feature remarks from John Trasviña, Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal […]

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