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
Topic: Homeownership Counseling
This report highlights innovative and unique examples of how housing and financial capability services can be integrated with each other, the range of financial capability services being provided, and how outcomes are being measured and evaluated. Financial instability limits opportunity for individuals and … Continued
The center offers four recommendations to help the program achieve its goals of improving the performance of the FHA’s mortgage fund, expanding the number of families who benefit from homeownership counseling and increasing access to sustainable home mortgages for buyers underserved by the current market.
UNC Center for Community Capital senior research economist Sarah Riley speaks Friday on factors that prompt default and ways to prevent foreclosure among low-income urban homeowners at the Society for Social Work and Research’s 2014 Annual Conference.
OPINION: In the absence of any real solution to fundamentally address this problem, any policy initiative that continues to put the well being of Wall Street and the lending industry ahead of the ability of many Americans and their children to build wealth should fail in the long run. That failure is a price none of us should be willing to pay.
Four successful nonprofit programs that are helping mitigate foreclosures among low-income homeowners are examined in a new report by the UNC Center for Community Capital. Center researchers evaluated four nonprofit programs funded by the Genworth Foundation. The programs were led … Continued