The award recognizes a government or industry leader who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the field of economic justice.
The 2018 Just Economy Conference will take place April 9-11 at the Washington Hilton, in Washington, DC. This is the national event for economic justice leaders, policy-makers, journalists, academics and entrepreneurs concerned about fairness in the nation’s housing and banking systems. The conference is organized by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.
The Department of Treasury has released a long-awaited report recommending the first meaningful reform to the Community Reinvestment Act since 1995.
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.