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/ July 15, 2021 / Publications

In new research supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Opportunity Finance Network shows the traditional measure of persistent poverty by county severely undercounts the number of Americans living in entrenched poverty and is less geographically inclusive of rural and urban communities...

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Caroline Valvardi / July 13, 2021 / Newswire

Photo: Aquarium of the Bay - San Francisco, CA (Clearinghouse CDFI borrower)

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/ July 13, 2021 / Newswire

OFN is pleased to announce Morgan Stanley has awarded $21.7 million in funding to support human capital and professional development for the CDFI network, and to make pass-through grants to CDFIs to help increase their lending capacity in the communities they serve. 

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Mary Scott Hardwick / July 12, 2021 / Policy

On June 24, the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on “Examining Bipartisan Bills to Increase Access to Housing.” ...

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