In 2011, the federal banking regulators released rules defining a “Qualified Residential Mortgage (QRM).” The definition of a QRM matters to the communities we serve because it will substantially affect how affordable mortgages will be.
How can organizations from different sectors overcome barriers and collaborate to promote a housing market recovery and revitalize communities?
Chicagoans had an opportunity last week to voice their concerns about different types of consumer credit to the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray.
For our 40th anniversary, we have secured some incredible keynote speakers you’re sure to enjoy. From a range of backgrounds and expertise, our speakers will make you think differently about the work you do every day.
We have a unique opportunity to tell the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) our concerns at a hearing CFPB will hold in Chicago on October 2.
As you surely know by now, Woodstock Institute is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a research symposium and bash on October 2-3.
Integrated, diverse communities benefit everyone, but segregation and concentrated poverty still plague municipalities across the country. That’s why it continues to be important to have federal rules that require localities that receive federal funding to affirmatively further fair housing goals.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives could vote as early as tomorrow on devastating cuts to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly known as Food Stamps).
Diverse and integrated communities benefit all of us, and it’s critical that fair housing goals are reinforced by the federal government.
In a little under a month, Woodstock Institute will celebrate its 40th anniversary at Babies, Boomers, & Beyond: Economic Security Across the Lifespan. If you’re on the edge about whether to attend, here are four great reasons to buy tickets today:
We’re officially less than a month away from our 40th anniversary research symposium and bash, Babies, Boomers, and Beyond: Economic Security, Community Prosperity, and Equity Across the Lifespan.
Governor Quinn signed SB 56, the Protecting Tenants in Foreclosure Act (PTFA), into law last week. Illinois’ PTFA extends basic protections to renters living in buildings that go into foreclosure.