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The UNC Center for Community Capital joins partner organizations and sponsors in hosting the second annual Statewide Conference on Financial and Asset-Building Oct. 8-9 at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill.
Dr. Michal Grinstein-Weiss, assistant professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Social Work, has been named a Faculty Fellow at the UNC Center for Community Capital.
Dr. Roberta G. Quercia, professor of city and regional planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named director of the UNC Center for Community Capital.
Dr. Michael A. Stegman, director of the UNC Center for Community Capitalism and Duncan MacRae ’09 and Rebecca Kyle MacRae professor of public policy, planning and business at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been honored by his peers with the 2006 Thomas Jefferson Award.
Predatory loan terms, namely prepayment penalties and balloon payments, increase the risk of mortgage foreclosure in subprime home loans, even after controlling for the borrower’s credit score, loan terms, and varying economic conditions, according to a report by the Center for Community Capitalism at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC).
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