News & Media
February 10, 2017
FinLab Report Featured by the Stanford Social Innovation Review
The Center for Community Capital’s evaluation of the Financial Solutions Lab, or FinLab, a report produced in partnership with the Center for Financial Services Innovation, was the subject of a piece in the Stanford Social Innovation Review on February 9, 2017. The article, “Disrupting the Disruptors–Collaborating to Advance Financial Health Through Technology,” details the importance and success of the FinLab program.
North Carolina’s 800,000 Latinos represent the fastest-growing segment of the population and a significant potential market for the housing industry, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill report in a new study.
The UNC Center for Community Capital has received a $1.05 million grant from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to develop innovative strategies and solutions that help under-resourced communities become more vibrant and economically inclusive across the nation.
September 24, 2015
MAGIC Mogo: Leveraging Impulsivity to Encourage Saving
Low-income consumers were able to save more thanks to a prepaid credit card with an optional “impulse” savings feature developed by Piggymojo, a new center report shows
The economist and economics Ph.D. candidate is honored for his research on home maintenance and improvement spending among lower-income homeowners.
Researchers find that loan modifications reduce house payment stress for delinquent home loan borrowers.
The UNC Center for Community Capital has received a $2 million grant from the Ford Foundation to continue its long-term study of lower-income homeownership before, during and after one of the worst economic crises in the nation’s history.
The UNC Center for Community Capital seeks partners to fund and pilot a new financial capability program, Pocket Change, designed to help low-income youth in North Carolina age 12-19 develop financial socialization skills that enable them to become financially secure adults.
Experts from the UNC Center for Community Capital will discuss homeownership’s impact and homeowner decision-making at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management’s fall conference Nov. 6-7 in Albuquerque, N.M.
October 28, 2014
Research Update: Extending Homeownership Benefits to Renters
Researchers investigate the causes of homeownership’s nonfinancial benefits to suggest ways those benefits may be extended to renters.
Center Experts In the News:
CFSI Financial Solutions Lab Blog
What Startups Learned from FinLab’s First Year Or, Five Key Takeaways from UNC’s Evaluation of FinLab
The New York Times
A Home of One’s Own
Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners: Lean Social-Sector Innovation
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity
Low-Down-Payment Lending: A Critical Step toward Equitable Homeownership
Credit Officers, Lenders In Raleigh For American Mortgage Conference