Notes from the 9/15 Economic Development Committee Meeting

September 15, 2016

The September 15th Economic Development Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation on Capital & Collaboration Initiative by Carmen Panacopoulos from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and 2) Info on the Drought Emergency Loan Fund by Alison Moronta from MGCC. Our next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, October 27th at 9:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston.

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Notes from 9/13 Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting

September 13, 2016

The September 13th Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation on Community Land Trusts by Eliza Parad of DNI and Maureen Flynn of COHIF 2) Delinquency and Foreclosure reports for 6/30/16 by MHP and MassHousing 3) Info about upcoming events. Our next Mortgage Lending Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 25 at 9:00 AM at MHP, 160 Federal Street, 2nd Floor, Boston.

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Join MCBC for an Upcoming Committee Meeting Next Week

September 07, 2016

MCBC is hosting two committee meetings for you to attend in September. The Mortgage Lending Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 13th, 9-11 AM at MHP, 160 Federal Street in Boston. The Economic Development Committee will meet on Thursday, September 15th, 9:30-11:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street in Boston. Sign up for our newsletter […]

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Notes from the 6/9 Economic Development Committee Meeting

June 14, 2016

The June 9th Economic Development Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation on LINC by Nadine Boone of SBA and 2) Info on the Anchor Institution Mapping Exercise, C3. Our next Economic Development Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 15 at 9:30 AM at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston.

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Lender’s Forum on Community Land Trusts held on June 8th

June 11, 2016

On Wednesday, June 8th, MCBC was proud to co-sponsor a Lender’s Forum on Community Land Trusts. Thanks to COHIF, DSNI, Boston Private, Burlington Associates and Equity Trust Fund for speaking and sharing your insights. More details and materials can be found by clicking on this announcement.

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Notes from the 6/7 Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting

June 07, 2016

The June 7th Mortgage Lending Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation on Loan Referral Program by Andrea Ierace of Accion and Ting Wong of Eastern Bank 2) Info on the recently released CRA for Mortgage Lenders report and 3) Info on how to register for the Lenders Forum on Community Land Trusts. Our next Mortgage Lending Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 13 at 9:00 AM at MHP, 160 Federal Street, 2nd Floor, Boston.

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Join MCBC for an Upcoming Meeting in June

June 02, 2016

MCBC is hosting two committee meetings for you to attend in June, Mortgage Lending on 6/7 and Economic Development on 6/9. Check out the Mortgage Lending and Economic Development pages for more info.

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MCBC Releases new report, “CRA for Mortgage Lenders, 2008-2015”

May 17, 2016

MCBC’s Mortgage Lending Committee and the MCBC Task Force on CRA for Mortgage Lenders is pleased to announce the release of MCBC’s new report, “CRA for Mortgage Lenders in Massachusetts, 2008-2015”, highlighting that community reinvestment regulation seems to have had a positive impact on the relative performance of Licensed Mortgage Lenders (LMLs) in meeting the needs of traditionally underserved borrowers and neighborhoods.

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Lenders Forum on Community Land Trusts on June 8

May 12, 2016

Save the date for a Lenders Forum on Lending & Financing of Community Land Trusts. The event will be held on June 8th, 2-4 PM, at the Kroc Community Center in Dorchester. Co-sponsors include the Greater Boston CLT Network, Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance and MCBC. More details coming soon.

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Notes from the 4/21 Economic Development Committee Meeting

April 21, 2016

The April 21st Economic Development Committee Meeting included a lot of great information, including: 1) Presentation on Small Business Credit Survey by Brian Clarke from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 2) Presentation on City of Boston Small Business Plan by Rafael Carbonell, and 3) Information on the Anchor Institution Mapping Inquiry Project.

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, June 9th at Interise, 197 Portland Street, Boston, MA. This will be our last meeting before we take a short break over the summer.

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