NCRC Report Shows Stark Racial Lending Disparities in Baltimore

Washington – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released an analysis of home purchase and small business lending in Baltimore, Maryland, and the surrounding areas. The analysis reveals deep racial disparities in mortgage lending. NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “While many Americans take the ability to obtain a mortgage for […]

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New Data Shows Continued Constricted Credit, Racial Disparities in Lending

  Washington, DC — Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) said that new data released by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council showed continued constriction of credit, particularly for low- and moderate income communities and communities of color, and significant disparities in lending by race. The volume of home lending was 7.1 million loans […]

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Local Community Organizations Convene for White House Forum on Housing

  Washington, DC – On September 13, dozens of members of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) came to Washington DC for the White House American Economic Competitiveness Forum on Housing. At this forum, over a hundred community advocates came together with administration officials at the White House to discuss solutions to America’s housing crisis.  […]

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Politics Threaten to Undermine Meaningful Consumer Protection

An Axe to the Heart of Consumer Protection: Politics As Usual Threaten to Undermine Meaningful Consumer Protection Consumer Groups Call on Congress to Cease Efforts Aimed to Undermine the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Washington, DC – As the House Financial Services Committee prepares to meet this Thursday to vote on newly introduced bills aimed to […]

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NCRC Opposes Weakening the CFPB

As Expected, Effort Underway To Weaken Consumer Financial Protection Bureau NCRC’s John Taylor Says Financial Lobby Strangling Reform Washington, DC – John Taylor, CEO and President of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, released this statement today about the markup of legislation by the House Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit. Two bills […]

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NCRC Files “Landmark” Fair Housing Complaints

An investigation by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) discovered that a majority of the top 50 FHA lenders have instituted policies that limit access to credit to working families in low- and moderate-income communities, and in communities of color, the very same communities that have been most harmed by the greed and malfeasance of […]

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NCRC Releases Safe & Sound Lending in Neighborhoods Study (Sept 2010)

Community Reinvestment Act Mitigates Damage to Communities Caused by Financial Crisis A new study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition finds that Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulated lenders avoided significant decreases in lending accompanied by the current foreclosure crisis and severe recession. The study compared home and small businesses lending and bank branching in two […]

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