NCRC Releases Analysis of Bank Account Complaints

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition released an analysis of bank account complaints from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Complaint Database. This analysis reveals that predominantly minority communities were more likely to submit complaints about poor service related to bank accounts than predominantly white communities. For example, predominantly African-American zip […]

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NCRC Applauds Passage of Local Responsible Banking Ordinance in Minneapolis

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the Minneapolis City Council’s passage of a local responsible banking ordinance, National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the passage of a local responsible banking ordinance in Minneapolis. We congratulate NCRC member organizations Jewish Community Action and Northside Community […]

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NCRC Statement on the Release of 2012 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the release of 2012 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “Today, the federal government released Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data for 2012. The data shows a recovering housing market but also illustrates the prevalence of persistent racial disparities […]

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NCRC Applauds Passage of Local Responsible Banking Ordinance in Boston

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) applauded the Boston City Council’s unanimous passage of a local responsible banking ordinance. “We are very pleased that the Boston City Council has passed a local responsible banking ordinance,” said NCRC President and CEO John Taylor. “Local responsible banking ordinances empower local governments to hold banks […]

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NCRC Statement on Revised Proposed QRM Rule

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the release of a revised proposed Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) rule by federal regulators, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are pleased that federal regulators have proposed a revised Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM) rule that removes the unnecessary downpayment requirement that was previously proposed […]

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NCRC Efforts Result in Important Conditions on FDIC Approval of Renasant Bank Merger

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition reacted to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issuing a conditional approval of a merger between the holding companies for Renasant Bank and M&F Bank. As a condition of the merger, the newly merged Renasant Bank must conduct additional marketing to small businesses and qualified home […]

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NCRC Releases GSE Reform Access White Paper

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition released a new white paper, “A Guarantee for the Guarantee: Two Proposals to Ensure that the Future Secondary Mortgage Market Serves All Creditworthy Borrowers.” The paper introduces two policy proposals designed to promote access and ensure that the future secondary mortgage market serves all creditworthy borrowers through […]

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NCRC Applauds Senator Reid’s Remarks on GSE Reform

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition applauded remarks from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on GSE reform. In a recent interview that addressed GSE reform, Senator Reid expressed the need to “protect homeownership.” “We are very glad to hear Senator Reid voice the need to protect homeownership and proceed carefully with GSE reform,” […]

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NCRC Statement on President Obama’s Arizona Housing Address

Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to President Obama’s speech on housing in Arizona, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We applaud the President for stressing the importance of access to homeownership, affordable rental housing, and responsible lending. But we are very concerned that the President didn’t address what is missing from […]

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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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