NYLS Journal of Human Rights

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Enforcing The Community Reinvestment Act: An Advocate's Guide To Making The CRA Work For Communities


This guide to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) is designed to provide community advocates with the basic information and skills they need to challenge bank redlining and promote economic development in their neighborhoods. The Guide includes four sections: the legal structure of the CRA; important information about banks and how to get it; analyzing a bank's CRA records, and participating in the CRA enforcement process.