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Foreign Mortgage Banks: Panacea to the Housing Crisis?

The Reporter Ethiopia 06 Mar 2021
But if there are foreign investors willing to open a mortgage bank, they should be allowed ... No mortgage bank went operational since then, though three private mortgage banks are now under formation ... Eshetu also pointed out only a few foreign mortgage banks actually venture into the sector in African countries as most find the market very risky.
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5 Michigan Civil Rights sites added to National Register of Historic Places

Michigan Live 03 Mar 2021
The Civil Rights Movement was as much about equality for African Americans in the northern U.S ...Redlining meant African Americans rarely qualified for federal mortgage loans and thus were denied participation in the American Dream of homeownership that characterized the postwar era.”.
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Realogy Launches Partnership With National Association Of Minority Mortgage Bankers Of America

The Trentonian 03 Mar 2021
Purchase mortgage opportunity is not only growing, it's changing. According to NAMMBA's most recent mortgage market forecast, the three largest diverse borrower groups (Asians, African Americans, and Hispanics) generated more than $292 billion of purchase opportunity in 2020, which amounts to 24.2 percent of all purchase dollar opportunities.
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How Black people in the 19th century used photography as a tool for social change

Alternet 27 Feb 2021
Cabinet card portraits of African Americans from the David V ... To pose for a photograph became an empowering act for African Americans ... African Americans in urban and rural settings participated in photography to demonstrate dignity in the Black experience ... Burning the Mortgage of the Phyllis Wheatley Home in Detroit, Michigan, on Jan.
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HONORING BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Sojourner Truth

The Intelligencer 27 Feb 2021
Sojourner Truth, an ex-slave, who preached against the cruelties of slavery and for human rights for African Americans and women, made her home in Battle Creek, Michigan ... She received donations for her dynamic and powerful speeches which helped pay the mortgage on her Battle Creek home.
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How can we narrow Black homeownership gap?

Nashville Pride 26 Feb 2021
... lending to create at least 250,000 homeowners over the next 10 years; a focus on increasing the diversity of our sales team including African American Home Mortgage Consultants; and dedicating $15 million toward initiatives that promote homebuyer education and counseling.
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Budget 2021: More detail expected on exchange control regulations

Independent online (SA) 23 Feb 2021
The number of South African businesses moving abroad because of the red tape created by exchange control ... Over the course of the last year, though, the National Treasury and the South African Reserve Bank have made several moves which show that this announcement was not just hot air.
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How Can We Narrow the Black Homeownership Gap?

Jacksonville Free Press 22 Feb 2021
... lending to create at least 250,000 homeowners over the next 10 years; a focus on increasing the diversity of our sales team including African American Home Mortgage Consultants; and dedicating $15 million toward initiatives that promote homebuyer education and counseling.
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New scoring solution gives lenders insights to help ‘credit invisible’ South Africans

Independent online (SA) 19 Feb 2021
TransUnion Africa has launched CreditVision Link, a new scoring solution that could see millions of previously ‘credit invisible’ and ‘thin file’ South Africans gain access to much needed credit ...Access to credit is fundamental to a strong and growing economy, and too many South Africans are currently credit invisible,” said Rall.
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Wells Fargo Invests in Six Black-Owned Banks

Daily Freeman 08 Feb 2021
1 financier of home loans to African Americans and originated more mortgages to help Black buyers purchase homes than the four other largest bank lenders combined.In 2017, the company pledged to create 250,000 Black homeowners by 2027 through lending $60 billion for home ...
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Waiting for Vaccines, New Data Shows Black, Latino and Asian American Seniors Dying of COVID-19 ...

Crossville Chronicle 08 Feb 2021
Economic stability.African American/Black seniors are three times more likely to live in poverty, Latinos and Asian Americans are almost twice as likely as whites.Almost half of African American, Latino and Asian homeowners over 80 in IL still hold mortgages on their homes, twice as many as whites.
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Tlaib introduces $5B bill to revitalize communities impacted by COVID-19, systemic racism

Detroit Metro Times 08 Feb 2021
... rates overall and African-American homeownership rates in the country,” Oberholtzer said. “Over the past decade, the mortgage foreclosure crisis and subsequent tax foreclosure crisis have contributed to Michigan losing more African-American homeowners than any other state.
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Managing Ghana’s Economy: Getting the right man for the job

Graphic 05 Feb 2021
... through the National Housing and Mortgage Fund (NHMF), facilitating Ghana’s Membership into the African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), and leading efforts to develop a blue-print economic policy for Ghana’s response to the Covid-19 crisis – the Ghana CARES (Obaatan Pa) Programme.

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