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St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Discriminatory mortgage lending harder to detect as banking regulations rolled back, critics say

Under the new law, smaller banks with fewer than 500 closed-end loans or open-end credit lines do not have to report the additional data fields required by Dodd-Frank. The banks still collect the data, according to a letter sent to Congress by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, but are not required to report it.

Brookings: Why the next big bank shouldn’t be the USPS

In my neighborhood in the Philadelphia suburbs, there are financial institutions everywhere, of all kinds—global conglomerates, credit unions, community banks, and much else. Combining census data from 2010 and this useful tool from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, my ZIP code has one physical bank branch for roughly every 1,500 people.

NRDC: Cities need to look back in order to move forward

A new study by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) finds the same neighborhoods that were labeled “hazardous zones” and “redlined” by the government-sponsored Home Owners Loan Corporation (HOLC) in the 1930s are the ones most persistently suffering today from inequality and lack of investment.

Wilson Center: Bottom up politics

Jesse Van Tol, CEO of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), shared his experience with community benefits and building community power.

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