Hiding in Plain Sight: How Rhetoric and Policies are Hurting California’s Immigrant Communities and Families
(September 2017). This report is based on a survey of CRC members about the changes they had seen in their communities as a result of anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies at the federal level. You can read coverage of the report in LA Weekly.Read PDF
CRC Report: Displacement, Discrimination and Determination: Results from a Statewide Survey in California
(September 2017) This report is based on a survey CRC conducted of our members who serve small business owners about the challenges they are experiencing, especially as it relates to financing for their businesses. The report was featured in a KQED story that you can listen to by clicking…Read PDF
(July 2017) This fact sheet outlines the types of complaints made to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about OneWest Bank.Read PDF
(July 2017) This fact sheet outlines the many “legacy problems” at OneWest Bank that occurred during Joseph Otting’s tenure.Read PDF
CRC Fact Sheet: CIT Group’s Financial Freedom is Responsible for nearly 40% of HECM Reverse Mortgage Foreclosures.
(2015) Using a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (and a lawsuit over an improperly denied fee waiver), CRC obtained data on Financial Freedom’s foreclosure track record on reverse mortgages- and it is ugly. Despite only servicing an estimated 14 to…Read PDF
REO to Rental in California: Wall Street Investments, Big Bank Financing, and Neighborhood Displacement.
(June 2015) A survey of 80 community based nonprofit organizations finds Wall Street’s latest profit scheme of buying and renting foreclosed homes (REO to Rental) is hurting neighborhoods throughout California. The report, based on a survey of 80 community-based nonprofits, finds long-term tenants are being displaced, first time homebuyers…Read PDF