The CRA, a decades-old law meant to ensure banks meet the credit needs of the communities they serve, is in need of an update. While 98% of banks get a passing grade on their CRA exams, it’s not always clear that their investments are actually benefiting locals.
Over 2.6 million children in the United States are being raised by grandparents, other relatives or close family friends. While it can be extremely rewarding for an older adult to take on the responsibility of raising a child, there are also many challenges that arise. There is a wide variety of reasons kinship families form. […]
America’s growing geographic divide derives from economic inequality, especially the tremendous gains of the 1 percent.
Fifth Third’s $32 billion Community Commitment, influenced by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and other community groups, is now being carried out with an initial $20.3 billion.
New research shows that online lenders, like human mortgage brokers, charge black and Latino borrowers higher interest rates.
We hosted a Facebook Live video yesterday answering all sorts of questions about changes to the Community Reinvestment Act under consideration by the Trump administration.
The Just Economy Conference is the national event for community and national leaders who work for fairness in lending, financial services, housing and business. Early-bird registration is open for the 2019 conference, which is March 11-13 in Washington, DC. Right now, we’re on the lookout for speakers and topics. We’re collecting submissions online. If you want to speak, or plan […]
The American Housing and Economic Mobility Act of 2018 addresses housing supply, discrimination, financing, zoning, and taxes.
White people like me should use the term because it shifts the race problem to us, where it belongs.
according to a report by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, neighborhoods that were redlined in the 1930s are still predominantly nonwhite, lower-income and economically disenfranchised.