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
August 14, 2015
The Wall Street Journal turned its hyperbole machine up to “11” in today’s editorial, in broadly condemning the New York City Responsible Banking Act (“a meteor headed straight for the world’s financial sector“). The editorial dismisses the idea that the banking industry has any particular obligation to meet community credit needs, such as affordable housing, foreclosure prevention, and other community development goals.
Blog
August 6, 2015
The fate of the Responsible Banking Act (RBA) once again lies with US District Judge Katherine Polk Failla.  In September of last year, Judge Failla ruled against the NY Bankers Association and in favor of the NYC Council and allowed the RBA to move forward. We hope she does so again and will find out soon – the decision is expected by early next week.
Blog
July 16, 2015
Economic development is probably the most misunderstood and underutilized of the Community Reinvestment Act’s (CRA) community development categories. This is true nationally, but is especially true locally in New York City. In a new ANHD White Paper released today, an original ANHD analysis finds that the average percentage of dollars towards economic development by banks in New York City in 2013 was 38% less than their national counterparts.

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