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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Join MCBC for an Upcoming Committee Meeting in January

January 19, 2017

MCBC is hosting two committee meetings for you to attend in January. The Mortgage Lending Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 24th, 9-11 AM at MHP, 160 Federal Street in Boston. An agenda can be found here. The Economic Development Committee will meet on Thursday, January 26th, 9:30-11:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street in […]

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Sign up for Basic Banking for Massachusetts for 2017

December 12, 2016

Here at MCBC, the arrival of the holidays signal that it’s time to encourage participation in Basic Banking for Massachusetts in 2017! Participants must certify annually that accounts meet the Basic Banking for Massachusetts guidelines.   Celebrating its 23rd year in 2017, Basic Banking for Massachusetts was launched in 1994 to expand access to bank […]

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Notes from the 12/8/16 Economic Development Committee Meeting

December 08, 2016

The December 8th Economic Development Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation by Eric Uva of LISC on the Northeastern Small Business Lending program and 2) an Update from Interise on the C3 Anchor Institution Initiative, 3) Infor from the SBA on an event around Casino contracting. Our next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, January 26th at 9:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston.

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Notes from 12/6/16 Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting

December 07, 2016

The December 6th Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation on HUD FTHB Education and Counseling Demonstration by Jon Spader from JCHS at Harvard 2) Updates on Changing Patterns XXIII and 3) Delinquency and Foreclosure Data from MassHousing and MHP for 9.30.16. Our next Mortgage Lending Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24 at 9:00 AM at MHP, 160 Federal Street, 2nd Floor, Boston.

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