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NCRC’s Ibijoke Akinbowale Speaking at HUD’s Housing Counseling Community Conference

August 8, 1:00 pm EDT - August 11, 5:00 pm EDT

NCRC’s Direct of Community Impact (and a National HUD Approved Housing Counseling Intermediary) – Ibijoke Akinbowale – is speaking at HUD’s Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee Meeting and HUD’s Housing Counseling Community Conference on August 8th and 9th.


August 08, 2022: Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee (HCFAC) Meeting: You are invited to attend this free one-day virtual meeting. Advance registration is required to attend.  Registration will close on August 02, 2022. Register today to reserve your place.

August 09-11, 2022: Housing Counseling Community Conference: Please join HUD and housing counseling industry leaders from Government, Intermediaries, and Local Housing Counseling Agencies (HCA) for three days of engaging virtual learning, networking and discussion on the latest housing counseling topics and issues. Community conference goals include: – Register today to reserve your place.

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Redlining and Neighborhood Health

Before the pandemic devastated minority communities, banks and government officials starved them of capital.

Lower-income and minority neighborhoods that were intentionally cut off from lending and investment decades ago today suffer not only from reduced wealth and greater poverty, but from lower life expectancy and higher prevalence of chronic diseases that are risk factors for poor outcomes from COVID-19, a new study shows.

The new study, from the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) with researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health and the University of Richmond’s Digital Scholarship Lab, compared 1930’s maps of government-sanctioned lending discrimination zones with current census and public health data.

Table of Content

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Redlining, the HOLC Maps and Segregation
  • Segregation, Public Health and COVID-19
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusion and Policy Recommendations
  • Citations
  • Appendix

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