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.
Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery. African-Americans and others mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gatherings with family and friends. Here’s a look at Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day, by the numbers:
Presentation at the 2018 Just Economy Conference. by William Eager, Vice President, Chicago Area, Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. Session Title: Can we Preserve Affordable Housing in Gentrifying Neighborhoods? As cities increasingly gentrify, what is being done to preserve housing both renters and homeowners can afford? The challenges facing traditionally lower-income communities and families continue to depress […]
With the publication of Richard Rothstein’s 2017 book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, the issue of racial and economic “redlining” has come to the forefront. The shocking thing about the revelations in Rothstein’s book is the degree to which policies and practices of segregation were accepted and […]