Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

/ November 27, 2018 / Newswire

Citizens National Bank was recognized with a 2018 Community Impact Award on Nov. 6 at the 22nd annual CRA & Fair Lending Colloquium was held in Hollywood, Florida.

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Lindsay Li / November 27, 2018 / Voices

Today, we’re highlighting CNote, an OFN partner that leverages financial technology to remove some of the barriers to investing in community development. Co-founded by two women, the Oakland-based firm serves as an innovative capital source for CDFIs by unlocking retail and other non-traditional investment dollars. 

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Lance Loethen / November 20, 2018 / Publications

OFN Member CDFI Loan Funds that completed the FY 2017 Annual Member Survey (thank you!) received their FY 2017 Peer Comparison reports on Monday 11/19. Peer Comparisons use annual survey data to evaluate each CDFI’s key figures related to performance, financial composition, and staffing relative 

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/ November 20, 2018 / Newswire

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has published a final rule amending its regulation for the Federal Home Loan Banks' (FHLBanks) Affordable Housing Program (AHP).

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Jennifer A. Vasiloff / November 20, 2018 / Policy

Opportunity Finance Network and many of OFN members responded to the Office of Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) request for advice on reforms to the CRA regulatory framework.

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