Senate Confirms Rep. Watt to Lead FHFA

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Rep. Mel Watt (D-NC) to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency by a vote of 57 to 41.

National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial issued the following statement applauding Rep. Watt's confirmation. Read more »


Urban League Calls for Vote on Watt Nomination

Morial Calls for Up-or-Down Vote on Mel Watt Nomination as FHFA Head

National Urban League President Marc H. Morial sent a letter to 20 U.S. Senators calling for an up-or-down vote on the confirmation of Rep. Mel Watt as the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Read more »


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


The Drum Majors for Justice Celebration

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