Home / Daily Dose / The Week Ahead: Overcoming Barriers to Create Economic Equality The Week Ahead: Overcoming Barriers to Create Economic Equality Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Journal, News Sign up for DS News Daily This week, the House Financial Services Committee will host a virtual hearing, “By the Numbers: How Diversity Data Can Measure Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” Set for Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. EST and hosted by the Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, the hearing will take a deeper dive into leveling the playing field for all in terms of access to credit and affordable homeownership.Earlier this week, a virtual hearing titled “Justice for All: Achieving Racial Equity Through Fair Access to Housing and Financial Services” was held by the House Financial Services Committee, and next week’s event looks to further expand that dialogue in relation to equality in the financial services market.“It is an unfortunate truth that such injustices persist today, including in the form of barriers that systematically exclude people and communities of color from fair access to housing and homeownership; from access to credit, capital and other financial services; and from opportunities to lead and direct economic policy at the highest levels of the United States government and major corporations,” said Rep. Maxine Waters, Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee. “All of these barriers have drastically curtailed opportunities for communities of color to build wealth and thrive in our society.”“By the Numbers: How Diversity Data Can Measure Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” will explore methods, initiatives, and measures that can be taken to promote financial and economic inclusion for all, and will feature a host of participants, both members of the Subcommittee and private sector to be announced.Here’s what else is happening in The Week Ahead:MBA Forbearance and Call Volume Survey (Monday)FHFA Home Price Index (Tuesday)MBA Weekly Applications Survey (Wednesday)Realtor.com Weekly Housing Market Recap (Wednesday)U.S. Census Bureau New Residential Sales report (Wednesday)Realtor.com’s Housing Market Recovery Index (Thursday)Realtor.com’s Weekly Housing Trends View (Thursday)Freddie Mac Primary Mortgage Market Survey (Thursday)U.S. Department of Labor’s Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (Thursday)NAR Pending Home Sales report (Thursday)Black Knight weekly forbearance data (Friday) Eric C. Peck has 20-plus years’ experience covering the mortgage industry, he most recently served as Editor-in-Chief for The Mortgage Press and National Mortgage Professional Magazine. Peck graduated from the New York Institute of Technology where he received his B.A. in Communication Arts/Media. After graduating, he began his professional career with Videography Magazine before landing in the mortgage space. Peck has edited three published books and has served as Copy Editor for Entrepreneur.com. Subscribe Tagged with: House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: Expert Insights: Challenges Facing Default Law Firms Next: Recommendations for Closing the Diversity Gap in Housing Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Print This Post Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago March 12, 2021 669 Views About Author: Eric C. Peck House Financial Services Committee Maxine Waters Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion 2021-03-12 Eric C. Peck The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago
St. Louis 7th Grade Boys Basketball Team lost to Sunman Dearborn B team Thursday by a final score of 31 to 27.For STL, Charlie Dice led the Cardinals in scoring with a game high 11 points. Jacob Deutsch & Adam Cox finished with 6 points each. Evan Vogelsang added 4. Adam Moster & Johnathan Deal provided solid 4th quarter defense.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Mike Burkhart.The SLS 8th Grade Basketball Team traveled to Sunman Dearborn Thursday, November 20 and won by the score of 42-23.The Cardinals were led in scoring by Robert Raver and Sam Geisting. Gus Cooper played an all around good game defending and rebounding the basketball.The 8th Grade Cardinals are now 6-1 on the season.Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Dale Amrhein.
The 85-year-old Bess fought health problems the last few seasons and said he didn’t have the energy level to do what he needs to do to excel as a coach.Bess was 1,300-416 in 50 seasons at Three Rivers – 143 more victories than NCAA Division I leader Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEHF’-skee) of Duke. Bess led the junior college team to national titles in 1979 and 1992.NHL-DUCKS-CONTRACT EXTENSIONSDucks extend Guhle, CarrickANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have signed defenseman Brendan Guhle (GOO’-lee) to a two-year, $1.6 million contract extension. Guhle has four goals and eight points in 30 games this season for the Ducks this season. He was acquired by Anaheim from the Sabres in February 2019. — Chinese Basketball Association president and former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming says his league has three options for resuming a season that has been on hold since Feb. 1 over the pandemic. Yao says the league might play out the full schedule, play a shortened season with some games dropped, or end the regular season and go straight to the playoffs based on teams’ current rankings. Yao told state broadcaster CCTV that he hopes as much as the season can be played as possible, but that public health and fairness are the key considerations.— The president of the French Tennis Federation says holding the French Open without fans later this year is an option. The clay-court tournament at Roland Garros was initially slated to be held May 24-June 7 but has been rescheduled for Sept. 20-Oct. 4. Bernard Giudicelli tells a French newspaper (Le Journal du Dimanche) that organizing it without fans would allow a part of the economy to keep turning.COLLEGE BASKETBALL-THREE RIVERS-BESSCollege hoops’ all-time coaching leader retires.POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — College basketball victory leader Gene Bess of Three Rivers College has retired and has been replaced by his son, Brian. Update on the latest sports Just 0.7% of MLB employees tested positive for antibodies to COVID-19. Results were based on about 5,600 completed records from employees of 26 clubs. Samples were obtained on April 14 and 15.The start of the baseball season has been delayed because of the virus outbreak. There is no timetable for when the season might begin.Sixty people tested positive in the raw data, and adjustments were made for false positives and false negatives.One of the study’s leaders says the survey had a 0.5% false positive rate and demonstrates MLB employees have been less affected than their surrounding communities have been.In other developments related to the coronavirus pandemic: Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSMLB has low percentage of employees test positive for coronavirus antibodiesUNDATED (AP) — Major League Baseball appears to have successfully handled the first wave of the new coronavirus. May 11, 2020 The Ducks also signed forward Sam Carrick to a one-year extension worth $700,000.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 — The president of the University of Virginia says he hopes college football can be played this fall, but he doesn’t expect it to seem like “normal football seasons.” James Ryan told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that athletic director Carla Williams and football coach Bronco Mendenhall are committed to a safe return to play. But Ryan says nothing will proceed until medical officials say it’s safe to resume workouts. Ryan says school officials are taking things day by day. He says students need to be back on campus before football can begin.— The British government says tennis courts and golf courses in England can reopen starting Wednesday, but people can only play with members of their own household. Gyms and swimming pools remain closed, although swimming in the sea or lakes will be allowed. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave no indication when professional sports can resume competition. Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland can set their own stance on tennis courts and golf courses, and they have already indicated a more stringent version of the lockdown will be maintained.— The Spanish soccer league isn’t changing its plan to resume competing after five players from clubs in the first and second divisions tested positive for COVID-19. The league confirmed the positive tests on Sunday but said it was not going to alter the practice protocol that got underway last week. Players from most clubs began individual training sessions on Friday after nearly two months of confinement because of the coronavirus pandemic.— A player for English Premier League team Brighton has tested positive for the coronavirus as clubs prepare for talks on how to resume competition during the pandemic. The southern England club told The Associated Press there is no need for other members of the squad or coaches to self-isolate since players have only worked in isolation when at the training base. The Premier League has government support for “Project Restart” and will try to secure agreement among the 20 clubs on the plans during a conference call with them on Monday.— America’s Cup teams are returning to the water in varying degrees nearly two months after the coronavirus pandemic forced the shutdown of what would have been an impressive global road show for sailing. Defending champion Emirates Team New Zealand has returned to training on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbor with its half-size test boat after a mandatory lockdown was lifted. By Monday or Tuesday, the New York Yacht Club’s yacht Defiant will be headed from Pensacola, Florida, to Auckland on a 500-foot ship. Associated Press