Jaime Weisberg
Senior Campaign Analyst

Jaime.W@anhd.org

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212-747-1117, ext. 23

Jaime Weisberg is the Senior Campaign Analyst.  She is responsible for ANHD’s bank reinvestment work, providing research and support to member organizations regarding bank mergers and the Community Reinvestment Act. She helps our member organizations increase access to banking, loan products, and investments in community development and works with organizers to combat combating predatory equity lending that threatens affordable housing.  Outside of work, she can be found out and about in northwestern Queens, spending time with her two kids, or in the kitchen cooking. 

Jaime's Blogs

Blog
June 23, 2016
The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development (ANHD) is today releasing its annual report, State of Bank Reinvestment in NYC: 2015 analyzing how banks meet neighborhood credit needs and the local impact of the Community Reinvestment Act. ANHD has a deep appreciation of both the need for and the benefits of effective bank reinvestment and policies that hold banks accountable to help meet the credit needs of our at-risk communities.
Blog
March 7, 2016
New York Community Bank (NYCB) has taken an important step forward by submitting a "CRA Plan" to bank regulators in anticipation of their acquisition of Astoria Bank.  Regulators are increasingly looking for a forward-looking CRA plan as part of any merger and acquisition application - a stance strongly supported by ANHD.
Blog
February 25, 2016
As much as New York City is a city of renters, nearly a third of New Yorkers own their own homes.  Responsible, affordable homeownership has long been recognized as an important way for people to build wealth and move into the middle class.  Yet, lower-income people and people of color have consistently been locked out of the housing market or targeted with harmful products and practices. 
Blog
February 12, 2016
ANHD applauds Comptroller Thomas J. Curry for emphasizing the requirement of CRA future planning by banks when they submit an application for a merger or acquisition, and for making it clear that regulators must evaluate these plans in addition to looking at the banks' prior CRA ratings.
Blog
October 26, 2015
Transparency in lending data is a bedrock principal of bank regulation that protects consumers. Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection (CFPB) finalized a strong set of rules to improve HMDA. ANHD has been especially vocal in calling for the closure of a loophole that excluded many NY State loans made from disclosure in the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) database.

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