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NHI Activities

The past few months at NHI has been busy and productive. On November 16th, the National Housing Institute will host a conference entitled Saving Affordable...

Washington News and Views

From the National Community Reinvestment Coalition Second CRA Rule Released for Comment Fair lending groups across the country are reacting to a proposed Community Reinvestment Act...

Shelter Shorts

Rent Control Under Siege By the time you read this, rent control ordinances throughout Massachusetts will have been saved or abolished depending on the result...

Shelter Shorts

California tenants save rent control with major grassroots effort In a major, hard-won victory for tenants, the Senate Judiciary Committee defeated AB 1320 (Costa), the...

Washington News and Views

From the Center for Community Change HUD Announces Field Hearings On Discrimination In Property Insurance U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is issuing a...

Shelter Shorts

Jury Awards $3.2 Million in Lending Discrimination Case In the first jury trial in the United States dealing with mortgage lending discrimination, an individual was...

Shelter Shorts

ACORN Tenant Union Launched in Public Housing One of the worst legacies of the Reagan-Bush years is the state of the nation's public housing. While...

NHI Activities

Things move fast around here. Carole Norris, National Housing Institute's newest board member, has just joined the National Congress of Community Economic Development as vice...

Washington News and Views

Community Reinvestment Act Reform Update In July, 1993, President Clinton requested that the four banking agencies begin a comprehensive review and overhaul of the regulation...

NHI Activities

A roundup of the NHI conference Saving Affordable Housing: A Critical Examination of Successful Models, and other news notes.

Shelter Shorts

Community development news notes on housing programs, Americorps, corporate support for LISC, and federal legislation.

Shelter Shorts

Jury Awards $3.2 Million in Lending Discrimination Case In the first jury trial in the United States dealing with mortgage lending discrimination, an individual was awarded $3.2 million in damages after a jury determined that he was discriminated against when denied a loan by First Gibraltar Bank (now known as First Madison Bank, FSB).  Gordon […]

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