A $90 billion premium comes out of the equity that we all pay. Higher fees make it harder for renters to become homeowners. They erode the price a seller can expect to receive for their home. This is a bill that falls disproportionately on LMI and minority families, one the reinforces the growing racial and income wealth gaps.
Today the U.S. Department of Treasury released a roadmap for regulating financial technology, defining this administration’s policy approach towards the rapidly growing industry.
A new $200 million investment vaults GreenSky over Social Finance Inc. to become the most highly-valued online lender in the U.S.
Fintechs are revolutionizing the financial market, but will they also modernize 21st century community reinvestment? Earlier this fall, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition met with Square officials to find out.
Washington, DC – Today, in reaction to the bank regulatory agencies’ release of final revisions to “Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Community Reinvestment,” NCRC President and CEO John Taylor made the following statement: “We are profoundly disappointed that the agencies have not undertaken desperately needed reforms that would update the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to take into account significant changes …
Washington, DC – Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Director of Policy and Government Affairs Gerron Levi testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit regarding financial technology (FinTech) and marketplace lending. In the testimony, NCRC detailed the opportunities and challenges of FinTech and discussed the need …
Examining the Opportunities and Challenges of Financial Technology (FinTech): The Development of Online Marketplace Lending(Download PDF)