News & Media


August 28, 2014
Ratcliffe named to national consumer protection agency post; Gorham named acting center executive director

Center Executive Director Janneke Ratcliffe has been named assistant director for financial education at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Lucy Gorham will serve as acting executive director beginning Jan. 26.

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August 6, 2014
UNC researchers to study Latino housing needs in North Carolina

Researchers from the center and UNC’s Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise will conduct a comprehensive study of the housing needs of Latinos in North Carolina.

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July 16, 2014
Center hosts panel of mortgage finance experts at 2014 American Mortgage Conference

The center hosts a panel of national mortgage finance experts sharing insights on the policy outlook for mortgage credit at the 2014 American Mortgage Conference on Sept. 9 in Raleigh, N.C.

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July 15, 2014
Center comment to HUD recommends ways to improve homeownership counseling pilot

The Center in a comment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers ways to ensure a proposed four-year, two-phase housing counseling pilot program achieves its goals.

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May 29, 2014
White paper describes financial insecurity’s costs to families, employers, taxpayers and the economy

A white paper released by center researchers and JPMorgan Chase & Co. describes why helping economically fragile consumers better manage their finances is critical not only for individuals, but also employers, taxpayers and the economy.


May 22, 2014
Research Update: Delinquent homeowners who file for bankruptcy 70 percent less likely to lose their homes

In a new report published in Housing Policy Debate, researchers from UNC Center for Community Capital and UNC School of Law assess the impact of filing for bankruptcy on foreclosure auctions.


May 12, 2014
Quercia speaks on lending in a changed mortgage market at Federal Reserve conference

Center Director Roberto G. Quercia will speak Wednesday on new lending opportunities in a changed mortgage market at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference,

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April 29, 2014
Ratcliffe to speak on racial inequity in lending at UNC forum

UNC Center for Community Capital Executive Director Janneke Ratcliffe will speak on racial inequity in lending today during a roundtable discussion hosted by the UNC School of Law Center for Civil Rights.

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April 15, 2014
Ratcliffe to speak on housing finance reform at Wharton forum

Executive Director Janneke Ratcliffe will speak on the implications of housing finance reform on credit access at a public forum April 16 at The Wharton School.


April 2, 2014
Riley speaks at national real estate conference on mobility of low-income underwater homeowners

Senior research economist Sarah Riley speaks April 3 to national real estate executives on research on the mobility of low-income underwater homeowners and their impact on unemployment rates.

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