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 18, 2014
The fate of the New York City Responsible Banking Act (RBA) is now in the hands of the courts. Tomorrow – Tuesday August 19th – is an important step when the judge will hear oral arguments on the RBA, one of the strongest banking ordinances in the country.
Blog
August 7, 2014
Investors Bank is based in New Jersey with a growing presence of loans and branches in NYC and is emerging as one of the larger multifamily lenders in the City, particularly in lower-income neighborhoods. Currently, Investors Bank is undergoing a CRA exam by the FDIC and ANHD has serious concerns about some of its multifamily lending practices.
Blog
July 21, 2014
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) matters.  Under this law, banks have an obligation to ensure that their products are offered equitably to low- and moderate-income people and neighborhoods, and to invest in community development efforts to strengthen these communities. 
Blog
June 17, 2014
The NY State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has finalized its guidelines related to how multifamily lending is analyzed on CRA exams. Governor Andrew Cuomo and DFS Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky are raising the bar in enforcing community reinvestment – multifamily loans that undermine safe, affordable rental housing conditions will not be eligible for CRA credit.

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