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Journal Article

Taking stock of the Community Reinvestment Act


Abstract: Over the past 25 years, the Community Reinvestment Act has been found to expand access to mortgage credit. But the banking world keeps evolving. Lending gains were strong during the 1990s, yet disparities still exist. This article provides highlights of an important paper that was produced by Harvard University on CRA's silver anniversary.

Keywords: Community Reinvestment Act of 1977; Mortgage loans; Discrimination in mortgage loans;

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File(s): File format is application/pdf http://www.bostonfed.org/commdev/c&b/2002/fall/CRA.pdf

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Communities and Banking

Publication Date: 2002

Issue: Fall

Pages: 14-17