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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

Starting with Affordable Housing

By Frances A. McMorris

As the quest for racial equity gains momentum worldwide, the need for a means to ensure that funding goes to organizations with those ambitious goals has become more... Read more

The goal: 1 million higher-paying jobs for Black Americans

By Frances A. McMorris

In late 2020, five corporate leaders founded nonprofit startup OneTen with a bold goal: creating 1 million higher-paying jobs or Black... Read more

Community funding helps grow door-to-door business to wholesale success.

By Hadassah Patterson 

“Hay que perseguir la chuleta.” 

This is a common saying in Mexico. One has to “pursue the chop”—or make a living. In... Read more

 A first-time homebuyer loan allows a buyer with a low or mid-range income and limited savings to finance a home purchase. Typically, these types of loans... Read more

Providing pronouns in email signatures show how the email senders identify themselves and how they would like to be referred to in the third person. It normalizes conversation around gender and identity. Reference the examples below:

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In Mortgagee Letter 2021-15 dated June 25, 2021, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) extended the foreclosure and eviction moratoriums for FHA insured single-family loans from June 30, 2021 to July 31, 2021. The FHA... Read more

The Paycheck Protection Program is fading into history, but its effects on credit unions will continue both from experiences gained and impacts on their books that are still playing out.

The U.S. Small Business Administration administered... Read more

Federal officials from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will discuss a joint agency effort in the mid-Atlantic region to increase access to COVID-19 prevention... Read more

LGBTQ language and institutional responsibility are where it begins

​Some still bristle when they hear it, but in 2019, when used to describe a gay person, “queer” doesn’t carry the same pejorative connotations that it might have 25 or 30... Read more

LGBTQ people are more likely than straight people to face poverty, food insecurity, and economic hardship:

Poverty: Thirty-two percent of LGBTQ people have incomes of less than $24,000. By comparison, 24 percent of non-LGBTQ people have... Read more

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