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The Disparate Impact of Credit Checks in Employment Hiring

October 21, 2018

Does the use of credit checks negatively affect lower-income job applicants, and if so, what policies and practices can mitigate this impact?   Research indicates that nearly half of employers check an applicant’s credit history when hiring. This indicator raises … Continued

Housing & Financial Capabilities Report: Executive Summary

June 21, 2018

This Executive Summary provides an overview of the findings and recommendations in the full report called Housing & Financial Capabilities: Integrating and Enhancing Services for Residents. The UNC Center for Community Capital (CCC) partnered with JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) to … Continued

Assessing and Promoting Opportunity: Technical Appendix

May 21, 2018

This report describes the qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis methods used by the Center for Community Capital (CCC) in our report, Assessing and Promoting Opportunity in Low- and Moderate-Income Target Communities: Findings from New Orleans and San Francisco. … Continued

Assessing and Promoting Opportunity: Executive Summary

May 21, 2018

This report provides an overview of the findings and recommendations in Assessing and Promoting Opportunity in Low- and Moderate-Income Communities: Findings from New Orleans and San Francisco. The UNC Center for Community Capital (CCC) partnered with JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPMC) for … Continued