Presentation at the 2018 Just Economy Conference.
Session Title: Is the Community Reinvestment Act Being Equitably Implemented in Rural Communities?
Historically, advocates of the Community Reinvestment Act have prioritized their obligation to serve urban cities and left rural areas vulnerable to banking deserts, lending gaps and an inability to fund development. Hear from NCRC’s member organizations pioneering innovative strategies to ensure that CRA is leveraged to benefit rural America.
Speaker: Laura Buxbaum,Senior Vice President, Public Policy and Resource Development, Coastal Enterprises, Inc., Brunswick, ME @BuxbaumLauraCEI NCRC CONF ppt workshop1.pptx
Speaker: Alicia Sebastian, Director of Housing and Community Development Programs, California Coalition for Rural Housing, Sacramento, CA @CalRuralHousingNCRC CONF Rural CRA Alicia Sebastian California Coalition for Rural Housing
Speaker: David Lipsetz, Executive Director, Housing Assistance Council, Washington, DC @DavidLipsetzRuralCRADavid.pptx