CITC Forum for Financial Institutions Held on May 16th

May 17, 2017

MCBC hosted a forum on Tuesday, May 16th at Boston Private to share information on the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC) with Financial Institutions. Presenters from MACDC, DHCD and Boston Private discussed how Financial Institutions can use this unique tool to invest in CDCs.

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Notes from 4/25/17 Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting

April 25, 2017

The April 25th Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation from the Massachusetts Association of Housing Cooperatives on financing needs 2) Presentation from Greater Boston Legal Services on challenges facing foreclosure clients and 3) Registration information for MCBC’s CITC Forum on May 26th. Our next Mortgage Lending Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 13 at 9:00 AM at MHP, 160 Federal Street, 2nd Floor, Boston.

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Notes from 4/20/17 Economic Development Committee Meeting

April 20, 2017

The April 20th Economic Development Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation by Nathan Hixson and Ben Selden from LEAF, and 2) an Update from Interise on the C3 Anchor Institution Initiative and Next Steps. Our next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, June 15th at 9:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston.

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Spring 2017 MCBC Bulletin

April 06, 2017

Read the Spring 2017 MCBC Bulletin, including highlights from the Changing Patterns XXIII Forum, Community Investment Tax Credit Lenders Forum registration, upcoming meetings, Membership information and Community Reinvestment Digest News.

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Notes from the 3/9/17 Economic Development Committee Meeting

March 13, 2017

The March 9th Economic Development Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation by Jabes Rojas and Nam Pham from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and 2) an Update from Interise on the C3 Anchor Institution Initiative. Our next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, April 27th at 9:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston.

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Changing Patterns XXIII Innovation Forum generates in-depth discussion

March 07, 2017

On Tuesday, March 7th, MCBC brought together a diverse group of stakeholders for an Innovation Forum to discuss our report, Changing Patterns XXIII. In it’s 23rd year, Changing Patterns XXIII offers information on patterns of mortgage lending in the City of Boston, Greater Boston, and Massachusetts. Participants then used the report and remarks of the panelists to explore why these patterns have emerged and to dig into the data and issues behind them to have an in-depth conversation on issues of racial and income disparities, homeownership barriers, and the potential solutions to emerging patterns of concern.

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Join MCBC for Events in March

March 02, 2017

MCBC is hosting two events for you to attend in March. The Mortgage Lending Committee will be hosting an Innovation Forum with the Mel King Institute on Tuesday, March 7th on our Changing Patterns XXIII Report at Hibernian Hall. Participants must register. More information can be found here. The Economic Development Committee will meet on […]

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Innovation Forum on Changing Patterns XXIII – March 7th

February 15, 2017

Join MCBC and The Mel King Institute on March 7th for an Innovation Forum on Changing Patterns XXIII to discuss mortgage lending in MA traditionally underserved communities. More details and registration can be found here.

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Notes from the 1/26/17 Economic Development Committee Meeting

January 26, 2017

The January 26th Economic Development Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation by Nadine Boone of SBA on Government Contracting, 2) a Presentation by Stuart Ryan on Small Business Lending Report, 2007-2015, and 3) an Update from Interise on the C3 Anchor Institution Initiative. Our next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, March 9th at 9:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston.

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Notes from 1/24/17 Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting

January 24, 2017

The January 24th Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation on First-Time Homebuyer Experience by Denisha McDonlad of The Mandrell Company 2) Presentation on Changing Patterns XXIII and MAHA CRA Ratings report and 3) Save the Date for Changing Patterns XXIII forum on February 23rd. Our next Mortgage Lending Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 7 at 9:00 AM at MHP, 160 Federal Street, 2nd Floor, Boston.

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