An impact report on New Economy Project’s NYC Foreclosure Prevention Gap Loan Fund, which preserved more than $20 million in home equity for low income New Yorkers and has been replicated by New York City and State.
A public policy poster that tells the story of how banks harm communities, and why we need a new economy that works for all. Produced by New Economy Project in collaboration with Center for Urban Pedagogy and designer Manuel Miranda.
Members of the NYS Payroll Card Working Group spoke to New Yorkers who work in retail, restaurant and other sectors to learn about their experiences with payroll cards. Here are the major problems the workers flagged.
A joint report summarizing how banks, which reap billions from overdraft fees, misleadingly advertise overdraft to customers.
Joint report summarizing opportunities to create a resource and advocacy hub to support cooperative economics in NYC. New Economy Project issued the report with Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union, NYC Network of Worker Cooperatives, SolidarityNYC, and The Working World.
A research brief on home foreclosure patterns in New York City and State, six years after the financial meltdown.
A primer on Walmart’s harmful impact on communities, small businesses, and Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs).
A report exposing how the debt collection industry uses the New York courts as a collection mill, depriving New Yorkers of due process and siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars from communities — especially communities of color — each year.
A report comparing efforts to regulate or ban payday lending in New York, California, Illinois and North Carolina. The four organizations that co-authored the report offer their perspective as financial justice advocates in the thick of payday lending battles in their home states.
New Economy Project and allies issue policy paper urging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to strengthen the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and expand public disclosure of data on mortgage lending and foreclosures.