Free housing counseling for individuals affected by the government shutdown


Are you a federal government employee or contractor that is falling behind or in danger of falling behind on your mortgage payments due to the government shutdown or other financial hardships?

Join us on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 10am to 1pm

727 15th St. NW (8th Floor Conference Room)
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 1-800-475-NCRC
No RSVP Required

NCRC’s Financial Equality Center (FEC) is a HUD certified Housing Counseling agency in the District of Columbia. Through a staff of highly trained mortgage advisors, the department provides housing counseling and coaching for individuals and families seeking to obtain, retain and sustain the American dream of homeownership and financial resiliency.

Housing Counselors will assist homeowners with addressing delinquencies and defaults with their mortgage payments. We will also discuss financial planning and debt management.

Breakfast will be provided, and gift cards will be provided to all individuals who complete an intake packet.

Recommended items to bring: 

  • Most Recent Mortgage Statement
  • Bank Statement
  • Most Recent Rental Statement

 

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Redlining and Neighborhood Health

Before the pandemic devastated minority communities, banks and government officials starved them of capital.

Lower-income and minority neighborhoods that were intentionally cut off from lending and investment decades ago today suffer not only from reduced wealth and greater poverty, but from lower life expectancy and higher prevalence of chronic diseases that are risk factors for poor outcomes from COVID-19, a new study shows.

The new study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) with researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health and the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab, compared 1930’s maps of government-sanctioned lending discrimination zones with current census and public health data.

Table of Content

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Redlining, the HOLC Maps and Segregation
  • Segregation, Public Health and COVID-19
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion and Policy Recommendations
  • Citations
  • Appendix

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