Building the Path to Global Prosperity

A Center-JPMorgan Chase report explains how financial insecurity harms employers, taxpayers and the economy as well as families. Learn more

Home Lending That Works

The center's long-term study of homeownership reveals how successful affordable mortgages are made. Learn more

Turning Tax Refunds into Savings

The center's evaluation of the $aveNYC program shows how tax refunds with a savings match can help low-income taxpayers start saving and continue. Learn more

Home Energy Efficiency Reduces Mortgage Risk

Researchers find default risk one-third lower for owners of energy-efficient homes and recommend policy and regulatory changes that reflect it. Learn more

NEW RESEARCH

Community Advantage Program Survey Technical Report, Owners, 2003-2014
Mortgage Finance, Research Design
Technical Report | May 2015
Community Advantage Panel Survey Technical Sampling Report: Owners, 2003-2014
Community Advantage Panel Survey Technical Sampling Report: Owners, 2003-2014
Mortgage Finance, Research Design
Technical Report | May 2015
Community Advantage Panel Survey Technical Sampling Report: Renters, 2004-2014
A Fragile Balance book cover
Consumer Financial Services
Book Chapter | March 17, 2015
Building Emergency Savings Through "Impulse Saving"

RECENT PRESENTATIONS & TESTIMONY

4-17-15 Riley-ARES
Mortgage Finance
Presentation | April 17, 2015
The Home Maintenance and Improvement Decisions of Low-Income Homeowners
Sarah F. Riley
American Real Estate Society annual meeting, Fort Myers, Fla.
3-27-15 Quercia Harvard
Mortgage Finance
Presentation | March 27, 2015
Social Equity: Homeownership and Opportunity
Roberto G. Quercia
2015 Journalists Forum on Land and the Built Environment. Lincoln Land Institute, Neiman Foundation, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
3-18-15 Quercia Wharton
Mortgage Finance
Presentation | March 18, 2015
The Once and Future Federal Housing Administration
Roberto G. Quercia, Kevin A. Park
The Future of the U.S. Housing Finance System: Bringing the U.S. Residential Mortgage Finance System into the 21st Century, The Wharton School., University of Pennsylvania
Emergency Savings Webinar Presentation
Consumer Financial Services
Webinar | March 17, 2015
Emergency Savings Webinar
Jessica Dorrance, J. Michael Collins, Ezra Levin, Ingrid Holguin

The UNC Center for Community Capital conducts research and policy analysis on ways to make financial services work better for more people and communities.

 

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