Posted inEconomy

It’s no time to weaken the Community Reinvestment Act

WE PURCHASED HOMES in Mattapan, Brockton and Hyde Park. We were able to afford these homes because of a great program called ONE Mortgage available through local lenders and the Massachusetts Housing Partnership. We benefited from a lower down payment requirement, no private mortgage insurance, and an affordable, below-market interest rate. But what was not […]

Posted inOpinion

First-gen homebuyers need support

ON CAMPUSES ACROSS the nation, a combination of guidance and financial assistance has sprung up to support first-generation college students. Academic institutions – big and small as well as public and private – have recognized the importance of giving first-gen students a leg up. When it comes to homeownership, first generation buyers are left to compete […]