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National Community Reinvestment Coalition

Issue Brief: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Amendments to the Ability-to-Repay Rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently issued a series of amendments to the Ability-to-Repay rule, which is set to go into effect January 10, 2014. The rule, originally issued in January of this year, holds lenders legally responsible for acting in good faith and making a reasonable determination, before closing, that a homebuyer has …

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?NCRC Lending Analysis: Report for Washington, DC

May 15, 2013 Today, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) released an analysis of home and small business lending in Washington, DC. The analysis of 2011 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data on lending from six major banks and the lending market as a group shows racial and gender disparities in home lending. The analysis found …

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NCRC’s Small Business Teaming Center to Hold Inaugural Event

Washington, DC — On Tuesday, July 24, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s Small Business Teaming Center will hold an event to introduce the procurement community to the concept of small business teaming, and give small business owners the opportunity to network. NCRC’s Small Business Teaming Center puts together teams of small businesses with complementary capabilities …

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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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Sign-On Letter to Chairman Frank – Aug. 16, 2010

 

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Dear Chairman Frank:

First, we would like to congratulate you and thank you for your leadership in enacting financial regulatory reform that will go a long way towards leveling the playing field for consumers, increasing the safety and soundness of our financial system and helping to curb the worst abuses that caused the economic collapse. We want to thank you in particular for including enhancements to the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and small business lending data in financial reform.

Community Organizations Weigh in on the Community Reinvestment Act

Hundreds of NCRC members expected to comment and testify before bank regulators this summer Atlanta, GA – Today, eight members of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition testified before the bank regulatory agencies regarding ways to improve the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) to leverage hundreds of billions of dollars more in private investments for job creation …

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