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What We’ve Learned About Providing Financial Services with Affordable Housing

This is the second entry in a series of blog posts created in collaboration with Prosperity Now’s Affordable Housing team about the role of financial capability services in affordable housing to help more low- and moderate-income households—with an emphasis on … Continued

Navigating the Career Journey: 5 Professionals Share Their Advise With Our Fellows

One of the best things about getting involved with the Center for Community Capital as a student is being able to make connections with experts in the field. Last week, our CCC Fellows received a visit from a panel of professionals, including Lucy … Continued

Housing Leaders Come Together to Identify Opportunities to Build Financial Capability

This post was originally published by Prosperity Now, an organization with a mission to ensure everyone in our country has a clear path to financial stability, wealth and prosperity. The report that it references is forthcoming by the Center for Community Capital, but a field scan on … Continued

Spotlight on Dr. Kevin Park

In our Team Spotlight series, we share stories about members of our team, both past and present. Dr. Kevin Park is an economist at the Office of Policy Development and Research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). He … Continued

Recent Publications

Building a Strong Foundation: Integrating Financial Capability & Affordable Housing

This report highlights innovative and unique examples of how housing and financial capability services can be integrated with each other, the … Continued

Literature Review on Payday Lending: Assessing Its Harms and Benefits

It is clear that those who use payday loans need access to short-term, small-dollar credit. With growing wage and income … Continued

The Community Advantage Panel Survey: Announcing a Version for Public Use

The Center for Community Capital is thrilled to announce the launch of a de-identified, public-use version of the Community Advantage Panel … Continued

Catalyzing Inclusion: Financial Technology and the Underserved

The growth of fintech and the increasing adoption of digital financial services by consumers introduces new opportunities to increase access … Continued

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