Announcements

ACTION ALERT: Contact Your State Attorney General Today

Our constant drum beat for more lasting solutions for the housing crisis is working!  Last Friday, the administration made two announcements critical to reviving the housing market.  First, President Obama made good on his State of the Union promise, and created a new investigative working group, led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, that would take on the abuses that triggered the housing crisis.  Second, the administration made significant changes to HAMP including extending the program through 2013 and providing more incentives to mortgage servicers to offer modifications with principal reduction, and extended these incentives to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Statement on the State of the Union

A statement from National CAPACD Executive Director Lisa Hasegawa on Tuesday’s State of the Union:

“With economic security still beyond reach for millions of families, I am encouraged by the President’s commitment to a recovery that emphasizes fairness and responsibility for all Americans,” said Lisa Hasegawa, Executive Director for National CAPACD. “The President’s proposals are a step in the right direction, but we cannot stop there. Much more needs to be done to address the many challenges that we face as Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. We look forward to working with the Administration and Congress to ensure that working families and low-income communities are not left behind during this recovery.”

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ACTION ALERT: Contact Your Member of Congress to Save Jobs and the Safety Net

In this moment of great danger, the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) and the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) join together to urge you to call Congress to support an approach that preserves our nation’s social safety-net and entitlements programs that are critical to the needs of low income Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, as well as other communities of color.

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ACTION ALERT: Zero Funding for HUD Housing Counseling Recommended by House Staff

***Action Alert*** 
 
We have just learned that Transportation and HUD Subcommittee staff are recommending no funding for HUD Housing Counseling in the FY 2012 Budget.  This means that HUD Housing Counseling will be zeroed out for a second year in a row.  We all know this will mean tens of thousands of people not served, housing counselor layoffs, and agency closings.  You need to act now.  Next week will be too late.
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2011 National CAPACD Opening Reception

Join National CAPACD for the opening reception of our 2011 Convention!

 

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Convention 2011

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Next Generation Leadership Program Scholarships for the 12th Annual National CAPACD Convention

Next Generation Leadership Program Scholarships are now available for National CAPACD members to join us at our 12th Annual National CAPACD Convention.

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Media Advisory: April 18th Press Conference to Discuss Housing Counseling Elimination Impact

In the midst of the nation's worst housing crisis, Congress and the administration have decided to eliminate all funding for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Housing Counseling Assistance Program. NCLR, along with the NAACP, National CAPACD, and the National Urban League, will hold a telephonic press conference this coming Monday, April 18, to discuss the impact that eliminating these funds will have on all families, particularly communities of color.

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ACTION ALERT: Restore HUD Housing Counseling Funding in Budget

The 2011 budget, which Congress is voting on this week, has no funding for HUD housing counseling. This means that, in the middle of the housing crisis, the funding which goes to local HUD approved housing counseling agencies, intermediaries, and state housing finance agencies for prepurchase, rental, reverse mortgage, and foreclosure counseling will not be available

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Save-the-Date: National CAPACD Capitol Hill Briefing on June 21, 2011

Join us for a special Capitol Hill Briefing on June 21, 2011. Meet Members of Congress and their staff to talk about priority issues in your community

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