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2014 National Urban League Conference: Recap
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Post Gazette: New effort aims to teach benefits of bank accounts

When she was growing up, Esther Bush said, the financial advice she got time and time again was to save her money and to buy a house.

Also good advice: open a bank account.

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Post Gazette: Hispanics, blacks facing hurdles in homeownership

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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.

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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).

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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 Lendi

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