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/ January 24, 2020 / Policy

On January 23, American Banker published an article entitled "Far from cheering CRA reform, CDFIs are worried," which highlights how community development financial...

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Dafina Williams / January 9, 2020 / Policy

Yesterday, Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gave a speech at the Urban Institute outlining a vision for reforming the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) regulations that differs...

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Jamal Habibi / May 29, 2019 / Policy

During their May 14th visit to Washington, D.C., OFN’s Board of Directors hit the ground running by holding 17 meetings with federal policymakers. Board members met with four U.S. Senators, four senior federal agency officials, and numerous legislative staffers.

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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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Lindsay Li / October 31, 2018 / Policy

On October 23, OFN was invited to brief the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Jerome Powell, on the state of community development finance, and to provide recommendations for reforming the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). 

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