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/ August 17, 2018 / Newswire

Drexel University has announced a new Lab in honor of Jeremy Nowak: "With national and state politics polarized and governments at all levels under enormous fiscal pressure, however, cities and metropolitan areas must pool and combine resources in many forms and from a variety of sectors. In thei

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/ August 14, 2018 / Newswire

NPR Weekend Edition explores the reality of affordable housing (or lack thereof) in rural America, where one of the problems that residents face is housing that requires significant upgrades in order to make them suitable for today's market, "Many homes here were built for a far different time, b

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Lance Loethen / August 8, 2018 / Policy

CDFIs across the country are exploring how to use Opportunity Zones (OZone), the new tax benefit directing equity investments into designated low-income census tracts.

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Debby Stefaniak / August 8, 2018 / Events

Registration for OFN’s annual Conference opens today. The largest annual gathering in the industry, the OFN Conference is the place where more than 1,500 CDFI practitioners, investors, funders, and more will gather to learn and celebrate the work we do

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Dafina Williams / August 7, 2018 / Policy

Last week, the Senate approved $250 million for the CDFI Fund as part of H.R.

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