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HOMEOWNERS CAN APPLY FOR UP TO $3,000 IN SEISMIC RETROFIT GRANTS
November 11, 2021
More California homeowners will be eligible for up to $3,000 in seismic retrofit grants through Earthquake Brace + Bolt (EBB), a program jointly administered by the California Earthquake Authority (CEA) and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services. The grants help offset the cost of seismic retrofits that brace the cripple walls of older homes, when present, and bolt houses to their foundations, making them less vulnerable to earthquake damage. ... read more »
Legislature Must Create More Opportunities for Black Homeownership
April 8, 2021
As one of the leaders of the Southern California Black Chamber of Commerce, I have witnessed many success stories in the Black business community; small businesses that have grown into corporations, local restaurants that have become pillars in their community, entrepreneurs who have taken a vision and succeeded at something no one else has done. ... read more »
Joe Biden’s Plan for Empowering Black America
May 7, 2020
Biden said he plans to hold financial institutions accountable for discriminatory practices in the housing market, and he will restore the federal government’s power to enforce settlements against discriminatory lenders. Additionally, the plan calls for Biden to strengthen and expand the Community Reinvestment Act to ensure that the nation’s bank and non-bank financial services institutions are serving all communities. ... read more »
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Black America’s Housing Crisis: More Renters Than Homeowners, Homeless Population Jumps 12%
February 6, 2020
For many consumers, the combined costs of housing, transportation, food, and utilities leave room for little else from take-home pay. ... read more »
Los Angeles Homeownership to Get $9.8 Million Boost
January 31, 2019
NeighborhoodLIFT program will offer homebuyer education plus $25,000 down payment assistance grants available for eligible Los Angeles County homebuyers; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders. ... read more »
CFPB Sues Ocwen Financial over Unfair Mortgage Practices
May 18, 2017
Families, who have assembled the necessary financial resources to apply, qualify, and then purchase a home, understandably value that key investment and its accompanying opportunity to build wealth; but buying the home is just the first step of securing the American Dream of homeownership. ... read more »
Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Increase Black Homeownership
March 9, 2017
Wells Fargo Commits $60 Billion to Increase Black Homeownership ... read more »
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PACE FINANCING
October 13, 2016
THE NEXT HOUSING CRISIS IS UNDERWAY ... read more »
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