NCRC Announces Third Round of National Neighbors Silver Grantees

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) announced five new National Neighbors Silver (NNS) grantees. NNS is NCRC’s multi-year campaign to empower, organize and support economically vulnerable older adults. “The financial challenges facing older adults continue to increase in number and severity,” said NCRC President and CEO John Taylor. “From the impact […]

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NCRC Statement on House Financial Services Committee Hearing on FHA

Washington, DC– Today, in reaction to this morning’s House Financial Services Committee hearing, “Examining the Proper Role of the Federal Housing Administration in our Mortgage Insurance Market”, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “FHA plays a critical role in the housing market, which it has served very well for many years. […]

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NCRC Applauds DOJ Civil Fraud Complaint against S&P

Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) applauded the news that the U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil fraud complaint against Standards and Poor’s Rating Services for inflating crediting ratings for residential mortgage backed securities and collateralized debt obligations in the years leading to the financial crisis. “For years NCRC […]

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NCRC Statement on FHA’s 2012 Annual Financial Status Report

  Washington, DC– Today, NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement on FHA’s 2012 Annual Financial Status report: “After 78 years of the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) doing things right and performing well from a fiscal perspective, the recent news about its financial health must be seen in perspective. Without FHA, and […]

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Responsible Banking Ordinances

Background on Local Responsible Banking Ordinances Local responsible banking ordinances are laws designed to ensure responsible loans, investments, and services for modest-income and minority neighborhoods. The ordinances require an evaluation of financial institution performance in serving modest-income and minority neighborhoods as part of the criteria for deciding which institutions receive municipal deposits and other city […]

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NCRC Supports Richard Cordray to Head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

 Washington, DC — President Obama is expected today to nominate the former Ohio state Attorney General Richard Cordray as Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). In 2010, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) gave Cordray its prestigious Henry B. Gonzalez Award for outstanding public service, noting that he was a “shining example for state […]

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Twenty Percent Down-payment Sanctions Unequal & Separate Lending

Unequal & Separate Lending System Between The Rich & Everyone Else, Throws Gas On Fire Undermining American Economy Washington, DC — John Taylor, president & CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), released this statement at a press conference with U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, Kay Hagan, and Mary Landrieu and U.S. Congressmen John Campbell […]

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