National Housing Officials to Address Crucial Need To Stabilize Housing Market at NCLR Conference
July 05 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:
July 5, 2012 Camila Gallardo
NCLR Press Office in Las Vegas (as of July 6)
LAS VEGAS—The foreclosure epidemic and tight credit continue to slow down our nation’s housing recovery. Many families of color have been steered toward toxic mortgages; others lost their jobs in the economic downturn resulting in unprecedented home loss. In the last three years alone, communities of color have lost almost than half of their wealth. But in the midst of these setbacks, borrowers have also won some crucial victories over the past year, including the recent Attorneys General settlement, the opening of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the appointment of Richard Cordray as Director of the CFPB.
Join NCLR (National Council of La Raza) on Monday, July 9, at the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference in Las Vegas for a town hall featuring high-profile housing panelists and officials, including Cordray, who will discuss how to better stabilize the market by making it more accessible, equitable, and sustainable.
To cover this event, press can register for the 2012 NCLR Annual Conference, free of charge, at the press registration website.
WHAT: Town Hall: Don’t Quit the Dream: A Vision for Homeownership Beyond 2012
Maria Elena Salinas, Co-Host, Noticiero Univision and Aquí y Ahora
Shaun Donovan, Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Gerardo Ascencio, President, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
Maria Cabildo, President, East LA Community Corporation
WHEN: Monday, July 9, 2012; 3:00–4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Mandalay Bay Ballroom E
3950 Las Vegas Boulevard, South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
NCLR—the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States—works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. For more information on NCLR, please visit www.nclr.org or follow along on Facebook and Twitter.
Issues: Foreclosure, Events
Geography:California, Far West, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, Texas