June 2009

  • CDFIs Receive $90M in Federal Financial Assistance Awards

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has announced $90 million in financial assistance awards for 59 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) in 26 states and Puerto Rico geared to help communities hard hit by the economic crisis. These awards will support new economic recovery projects in some of our nation’s most vulnerable communities. more

  • Harvard’s Joint Center Weighs in on State of the Nation’s Housing

    Describing the problems facing the housing market today as "hard to overstate," representatives from Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies this week announced the release of the 2009 "State of the Nation’s Housing" report. The report, which acknowledges the depressed …