07-30-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Hello community development cyclists! We’re nearing the end of the month, which means if you haven’t logged some/any (sad face…) of your recreational or commuting bike rides in July, you’ll need to do so before midnight tomorrow (Thursday, July 31) in order to get points for them. If you haven’t yet signed up to join the [...]

07-25-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released their proposed rule for collection of new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data. Please see the press release and link to the proposed rule below. This rule will improve information reported about the residential mortgage market and simplify the reporting process for financial institutions. The rule would shed more [...]

07-24-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Rachel Rue, PCRG’s Research Analyst, has been working with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition’s (NCRC) Small Business Data Working Group by providing comment, input, and contributions to a white paper on small business loan data reporting requirements. The NCRC white paper provides recommendations on the collection and public availability of small business loan data from financial institutions. The [...]

07-24-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Please join us on October 2nd from 8:30AM-11:30AM for a Southwestern PA Rebuilding Homeownership Forum hosted by NeighborWorks® Western PA and the Southwestern PA Housing Alliance, in Pittsburgh. Rebuilding Homeownership is a series of ½ day (morning) regional informational forums designed to start a conversation about homeownership, products and services to address new lending rules, [...]

07-24-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in News

Recently, Washington Financial Bank—PCRG’s newest bank partner—asked for some help in understanding the demographics of the eastern and western part of Allegheny County, an area where the bank is hoping to expand its lending. Chris Oravetz, Washington Financial Bank’s Compliance Manager and CRA Officer, was re-evaluating the Bank’s current assessment area when she needed assistance [...]

07-7-2014  | 0 Comments  |  by Admin  |  Published in About, Events, Members, News, Newsletter Archives, Policy, Programs

<<Back to Newsletter Archives Table of Contents Member Highlight: Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Want to Keep Your Community Safe? Try NextDoor Take the Vacant Lot Survey today! How does the Community Reinvestment Act Work? Dollar Bank uses PCRG Lending Study 5 Easy Steps to Creating a Great Busway “We are confident these investments will attract [...]