The financial market volatility of 2022 has many investors reconsidering their investment options. When addressing risk-return options, investors should consider all aspects of how their capital is invested. The positive impact from an impact and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment may help alleviate some of the potential loss for […]
Category: affordable housing
Our final blog of the year highlights the top five trends we witnessed within the impact and ESG investing space in 2021. Greenwashing: There was a lot of media attention on “greenwashing” throughout the year including the former CIO at BlackRock claiming that sustainable investing practices is a public relations […]
Many factors contribute to the ongoing disparity in affordable homeownership, three of which we have highlighted in this week’s blog and in our new perspective, The Ongoing Challenges of Affordable Homeownership for Black and Minority Families and How the Capital Markets Can Help Reduce the Homeownership Gap, distributed earlier this […]
Homeownership is important for so many reasons. It helps accumulate and pass on wealth, provides shelter, and helps with overall well-being. Research has shown that the stability of an affordable mortgage or rent can have profound effects on childhood development, school performance, and health outcomes for families and individuals. But […]
With the current partial government shutdown now holding the record as the longest one in American history, effects of the closure continue to build. We’ve been hearing a lot about the consequences around employment – or lack of employment. From the 53,000 TSA agents working without pay to the $3.65 […]
Housing is critical to quality of life, especially for older adults. A 2014 report released by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP Foundation discusses how America’s older population is experiencing unprecedented growth, but the country is not prepared to meet the housing needs of this aging group.
In honor of National Homeownership Month, the team at CCM is shining a spotlight on one of our most important impact themes: affordable housing. Since our inception in 1999, we have helped facilitate 18,300 home mortgages for low- and moderate-income borrowers, provided $895 million in statewide homeownership and down payment […]