Category Archives: Fair Lending

Redefining the Challenges & Opportunities for Banks in LMI Neighborhoods Throughout Chicagoland: Results from Community Capacity Discussion Groups

by¬†Emily Engel, Robin Newberger, and Jason Keller (To view full article with figures, click here) Bank lending in low- and moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods in the Chicago area has remained well below levels that preceded the Great Recession in 2008. Mortgage … Continue reading

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Fair Lending Update

By: Steven Kuehl A variety of lending practices have been found to be illegal under the Fair Housing Act (“FHA”), including some that are not specifically mentioned in the Act but that have been determined to be illegal because they … Continue reading

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