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Community Reinvestment Act

February 11, 2020, 6am PST
The Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 was the final of a suite of federal laws aimed at fighting racial segregation in housing. Congress is beginning to consider how best to modernize the act to meet the challenges of contemporary times.
Washington Center for Equitable Growth
July 30, 2018, 10am PDT
Following reports that Black Americans owned homes in 2017 than in 1983, banker Teri Williams offers recommendations to diversify homeownership across the United States.
December 27, 2017, 5am PST
While the low income housing tax credit was retained, banks will be much less willing to purchase them due to their reduced corporate tax rate. That's just one way H.R. 1 will exacerbate divisions between the rich and poor in America's cities.
The New York Times
April 5, 2017, 6am PDT
Wells Fargo received an historic "double downgrade" from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) as a result of its Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) examination.
Next City
July 18, 2015, 9am PDT
The chair of the Community Development Trust makes the case for the new potential of private sector investments in affordable housing.
American Banker
August 26, 2014, 9am PDT
Jonathan Walters details the new thinking that is redefining how Community Reinvestment Act funds are invested.