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CRL to Showcase New Mortgage Research at Symposium Honoring Fair Housing Act

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Michael Calhoun

*** MEDIA ADVISORY FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2018 ***

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 2, at approximately 8:45 a.m. ET, the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), NAACP, National Fair Housing Alliance, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, National Urban League, and other national civil rights organizations will convene in Washington, D.C., to host a symposium honoring the 50th year of the Fair Housing Act.

At the event, CRL will present a new research report that examines Federal Housing Administration (FHA) lending before and after the financial crisis. The symposium seeks to forge better understanding of how the FHA program supports homeownership, particularly among borrowers of color.

The event will feature special remarks by Pamela Hughes Patenaude, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

***Press interested in attending should RSVP to charlene.crowell@responsiblelending.org***

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When: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at approximately 8:45 a.m. ET (breakfast will be served at this time.)
Where: New America, 740 15th Street, NW, Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20005. The event will also stream live on CRL’s Facebook page.

For more information, or to arrange an interview with a CRL spokesperson on this issue, please contact Charlene Crowell at charlene.crowell@responsiblelending.org.