Earlier this year, Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Rob Portman (R-OH) re-introduced the Neighborhood Homes Investment Act to Congress. This bill would allow private investors to get tax credits for revitalizing neighborhoods that have fallen into disrepair. The focus would be on fixing up empty buildings that would cost more […]
Early February saw Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) introduced the Restoring Communities Left Behind Act to the House of Representatives. The legislation outlines a plan that, if enacted, will allocate $5 billion for “neighborhood revitalization” between fiscal years 2021 and 2031. The goals are to increase […]
In an interview with Ailsa Chang, writer Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor explains racism in real estate. Despite housing discrimination becoming illegal, historic practices ensured racial wealth was accumulated.
HomeFree-USA and Rocket Mortgage have strengthened their ongoing partnership. With this partnership, HomeFree-USA’s flagship education enterprise, the Center for Financial Advancement®, will continue to offer financial literacy and career preparation courses at six historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Rocket Companies has partnered with HomeFree-USA to build a pipeline of […]
Pamela Perry has been appointed Vice President of Single-Family Equitable Housing at Freddie Mac. With 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, Perry brings a wealth of legal knowledge to the business. Perry has been assigned to lead the corporation’s new housing equality team, to assist minority families […]