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
December 13, 2016
Last week, tenants living in a portfolio of 20 buildings in the Lower East Side owned by the notorious landlord Rafael Toledano took to the streets, accompanied by elected officials and a brass marching band, and marched from the headquarters of Madison Realty Capital to Signature Bank to call them out for financing Toledano. Irresponsible multifamily lending has real consequences.
Blog
November 1, 2016
The New York City-issued identification program – “IDNYC” – is a powerful tool meant to bring all New York City residents into the service mainstream, and is an important statement of our shared municipal citizenship. The card, first issued in 2015, was designed to provide a free government-issued identification card to the many New Yorkers who typically lack access to such identification, including undocumented immigrants and homeless populations. 
Blog
August 3, 2016
ANHD congratulates the federal bank regulators for elevating economic development as an important area of banks' Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) obligations.   For the past two years, ANHD has been advocating for the regulators and examiners to place more emphasis on this category and for banks to increase their CRA activity towards equitable economic development.
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.

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