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Fair Credit/Fair Housing

2010Fair Credit/Fair Housing

Fair Credit and Fair Housing in the Wake of the Subprime Lending and Foreclosure Crisis

Download or View The Full Report In the fall of 2007, the Kirwan Institute initiated a comprehensive research initiative on the emerging subprime lending and foreclosure crisis and its impact on communities of color across the nation. In October of 2008, a month after the failure of Lehman Brothers, Kirwan held a national convening that … Continue reading »

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2010EmploymentFair Credit/Fair Housing

What is a Bank Robber?

Download or View The Full Report In the wake of the financial crisis internet bloggers, newspaper columnists, and many middle and working class Americans have called the financiers responsible for the residential mortgage backed securities are “crooks,” “criminals,” and even “Wall Street gangsters.” While this populist rhetoric is widespread, neither the nation’s academics nor mainstream … Continue reading »

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2010EmploymentFair Credit/Fair Housing

Race-Recovery Index: Is Stimulus Helping Communities in Crisis?

Download or View The Full Report Tracking the Equity of Our Recovery The Race-Recovery Index, a project of the Kirwan Institute, is designed to measure how all people, but particularly marginalized populations, are faring in the midst of the national recovery efforts. The two primary tools for measurement that will be used on a monthly … Continue reading »

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2010EmploymentFair Credit/Fair Housing

ARRA and The Economic Crisis: One Year Later

Download or View The Full Report Facing an escalating economic crisis, newly inaugurated President Obama signed the historic American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (commonly referred to as “the stimulus”) on February 17th 2009.1 The $787 billion stimulus bill was designed to create and preserve jobs, spur economic growth, and be administered with a particular focus … Continue reading »

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2010Fair Credit/Fair Housing

Mortgage Lending and Foreclosures in Immigrant Communities

Expanding Fair Housing and Fair Lending Opportunity Among Low Income and Undocumented Immigrants Download or View The Full Report Immigrants face major barriers to fair housing and fair lending opportunity. Obstacles include discrimination by landlords, real estate professionals and other housing providers based on immigrants’ race, country of origin, and real or perceived immigration status. … Continue reading »

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