Monthly Archives: September 2015

Get to Know the Community Reinvestment Act

by Jason Keller Every year, the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) helps federally insured regulated financial institutions meet the credit needs of the communities in which they operate.[i] To this end, CRA supports affordable housing efforts, small business and small farm … Continue reading

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A Roundtable on the State of Housing in Chicago and Cook County

by Jason Keller The term “community development” is narrowly defined in the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). However, one of the more prominent components is lending and investment in affordable housing (including multi-family and rental units) for low- and moderate-income residents.[i] … Continue reading

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