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How Anti-Growth Sentiment Thwarts Equality
How Anti-Growth Sentiment, Reflected in Zoning Laws, Thwarts Equality NY TIMES - BOULDER, Colo. — The small city of Boulder, home to the University of Colorado’s flagship campus, has a...
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Mr.Truman Saved His Home Thanks to the Lorain County Urban League!
Thanks to the Lorain County Urban League's Foreclosure Prevention Program, Mr. Gregory Truman was able to stop his home from going into foreclosure, saving him thousands of dollars in attorney...
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The Minneapolis Urban League Helped Shirley Save $5,000 and Buy a Home!
Shirley G. went to the Minneapolis Urban League for help reaching her dream of homeownership. As a result, Shirley was able to improve her credit over 60+ points by decreasing debt and paying off...
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How the Buffalo Urban League helped the Jones' Buy a Home
The Buffalo Urban League helped us get $3,000 to buy a home!
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America's Elderly Desperately Need More Affordable Housing
Former HUD secretaries: America's elderly desperately need more affordable housing
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From the Shelter to Self-Sufficiency
“The Urban League rescued me and gave me hope, stability, and confidence that I can attain any goal that I set. The FEC program has allowed me to feel more confident in my abilities to live a...
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Bernard’s Rainy Day — from Foreclosure to Flourishing
Bernard S. was living the good life in Orlando when the unexpected occurred. His wife lost her job, which made it difficult to keep up with their $900 monthly mortgage payments. Even though they were...
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Chicago Urban League Coaches Tamika to Her Financial Goals
Tamika W. was an Administrative Assistant for 10 years before losing her job. As an unemployed single mother she was unable to pay her bills, and within a few months Tamika and her son found...
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U.S. Treasury Launches myRA
Millions of Americans are not saving for retirement, including many in the African American community. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute, 48 percent of African American workers...
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The Continued Drive Towards a Deeper Recovery
By Guest Blogger David C. Van Leeuwen, Esq.
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