Presentation and discussion of a pilot program that uses alternative underwriting to address racial disparities in mortgage lending in order to increase homeownership. Capital for Home Ownership Track
- Dina Levy, New York State, Homes and Community Renewal
- Susan Semba, Idaho Housing and Finance Association
- Shanti Abedin, NeighborWorks America (Moderator)
Learning Objectives: Discuss how some housing finance agencies are reimagining metrices and standards used to evaluate credit worthiness, and identify the barriers and opportunities to change standard underwriting practices.
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge