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News Related to Covid-19 and our Industry

Podcast: As the coronavirus pandemic and the national reckoning over race have thrown a new light on racial and economic inequality, corporations are seeking ways to address these issues and many are discovering CDFIs. In this... Read more

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday that Democrats in Congress are willing to cut their coronavirus relief bill in half to get an agreement on new legislation, which a senior aide said did not signal a change to her... Read more

The COVID-19 pandemic, like many crises before it, has disproportionally affected Black and LatinX communities, once again exposing the ingrained racism limiting people’s access to healthcare, employment, education, and stable housing. Achieving... Read more

The mortgage delinquency rate jumped nearly four percentage points to 8.22% during the second quarter of 2020, when the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic really began taking hold, a new report from the  Mortgage Bankers Association... Read more

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said they were open to restarting COVID-19 aid talks, after weeks of failed negotiations prompted President Donald Trump to take executive actions that Democrats... Read more

Against the backdrop of an infectious pandemic and nearly 163,000 American COVID-19 deaths, the 2020 Presidential race will be unlike any other to date. The pandemic agenda combined with the constitutional damage inflicted by the Trump... Read more

On Wednesday, July 8, the House Appropriations Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) Subcommittee approved its ... Read more

Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) recently released its 2020 Annual Impact Investor Survey that provides insights from nearly 300 of the world's leading impact investors. As CDFIs are seeking new sources of capital, this survey provides... Read more

Consumers can push for racial justice – and it’s as simple as opening an account at a community bank or credit union that supports under-served communities. Across the U.S., there are more than 1,000 CDFIs. These institutions specialize in under-... Read more

A high-profile pandemic aid program protected about 51.1 million American jobs, the White House administration said on Monday, July 6, as it revealed how $521.4 billion in taxpayer cash was injected into small businesses but also well-heeled and... Read more