Housing

Civil Rights Groups Demand Lower Home Loan Down Payments

The Bay State Banner: Civil Rights Groups Demand Lower Home Loan Down Payments

In the midst of varying proposals for housing reform, civil rights leaders are publicly calling for lawmakers to keep mortgage lending affordable and accessible.

A recent letter jointly signed by the NAACP, the National Urban League, the National Council of LaRaza, the National Fair Housing Alliance, the Haas Institute’s John Powell and the Center for Responsible L

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The National Urban League Appoints New Leadership for Growing Programs Department

Latraviette D. Smith
5/7/2013

- Cy Richardson named Senior Vice President, Economics and Housing -
- Hal Smith named Senior Vice President, Education, Youth Development and Health -

 
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National, State Groups Push to Preserve Foreclosure Aid

Bay State Banner: National, State Groups Push to Preserve Foreclosure Aid

A broad coalition of state and national organizations is pushing to preserve a key federal program that has helped more than 1.1 million troubled homeowners and reduced mortgage payments by a median savings of $546 each month.

The Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), created in response to the nation’s housing crisis, is set to close shop on Dec. 31.

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