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Community Benefits Agreement

NCRC, Columbia Bank and Umpqua Bank Complete $8.1 Billion Community Benefits Plan to Advance Economic Opportunity for Underserved Communities

The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), Columbia Bank (Columbia) and Umpqua Bank (Umpqua) announced an $8.1 billion Community Benefits Plan (Plan) that builds on both bank’s commitment to advance economic opportunity for individuals and support small business formation in historically underserved communities throughout its footprint.

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Bond Hill Market Groundbreaking

Roughly three years ago, NCRC members in Cincinnati met to discuss the pressing needs facing LMI communities and how the various community benefits agreements might provide some level of support. The group identified food insecurity as the number one project they would undertake. First Financial Bank was identified as the appropriate partner and after several …

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NCRC Remarks To Federal Regulators On US Bank Merger

Jesse Van Tol, President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, provided the following testimony on March 8, 2022, to regulators reviewing the proposed merger of U.S. Bancorp and MUFG Union Bank.  Good morning. I’m Jesse Van Tol and I’m the President and CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC). I will detail …

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NCRC and New York Community Bancorp announce $28 billion community Benefits agreement to support communities of color, small businesses, and ongoing commitment to responsible multi-family lending

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYCB) and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) announced today the company’s commitment to provide $28 billion in loans, investments and other financial support to communities and people of color, low- and moderate-income (LMI) families and communities, and small businesses.

Huntington, NCRC announce $40 billion expanded community benefits plan

Huntington Bancshares Inc. (Nasdaq: HBAN) and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) today announced a new $40 billion community benefits plan that will focus on affordable housing, small business loans and increased capital to low- and moderate-income communities, communities of color and communities that have been historically disadvantaged.

NCRC’s Community Benefits Agreement Is Helping LHOME Bring Fair Lending to Louisville

Becoming a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) has allowed the Louisville Housing Opportunities and Micro-Enterprise Community Development Loan Fund, Inc. (LHOME), a NCRC member organization, to provide affordable housing and facilitate small business startups in low- to moderate-income (LMI) areas of the city. 

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BB&T, SunTrust and NCRC announce $60 billion community investment commitment for new Truist bank

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE:STI) and the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) today announced the creation of a three-year, $60 billion community benefits plan for the region served by Truist Financial Corporation, the combined company to be created through the proposed merger of the two banks. The plan, based upon discussions between …

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NCRC leaders testify on BB&T/SunTrust merger

National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) President and CEO urged more lending and better service for low- and moderate-income communities (LMI) in remarks they made at two recent hearings on the proposed merger between BB&T Bank Corporation and SunTrust Banks, Inc.