The 24th Annual Fair Lending Conference was a huge success! Thank you to everyone that came out and supported!
Please take a look at photos, power points, and agenda from our conference!
Mhari Saito award
Presented to WCPN 90.3, honoring
for exceptional work covering predatory lending and foreclosures in Cuyahoga County, Ohio and the nation, issues critical to the future of our communities.
2006 - 2012
by the Ohio Fair Lending Coalition
22nd Annual Fair Lending Conference Focus on Foreclosures--Fair Lending Solutions Friday, October 26, 2012 8:00 am–3:30 pm Trinity Cathedral
8:45 –9:00 Welcome and Introductions Charles Bromley, Director, Ohio Fair Lending Coalition
9:00 –10:00 Update on Foreclosures Frank Ford, Senior Vice President for Research and Development, Neighborhood Progress Inc.Kathy Hexter, Director, Center for Community Planning and Development, CSU Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Mortgage Strike Paul Bellamy, Director of Research and Development, ESOP
Mining Data for the Land Bank: What’s Important? Cheryl Stevens, Director of Acquisition, Disposition &Development, Cuyahoga County Land Bank
10:00 –10:15 Q & A
10:15 –10:30 BREAK
10:30 –11:30 Bipartisan Efforts to Rebuild Ohio’s Cities Moderator, Larry Bresler, Executive Director, Organize! OhioJim Rokakis, Director and Vice President, Thriving Communities Institute – Western Reserve Land Conservancy Matt Lampke, Mortgage Foreclosure Counsel,Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
11:30 –11:45 Q & A
11:45 –1:00 Lunch and Plenary
Introduction: The Honorable Julian Rogers, CuyahogaCounty Council, District 10
Speaker: The Honorable Nina Turner, (D) 25
1:00 –2:00 Race and Lending in Housing: How Lender ServicersHave Handled Mortgage Modifications in Communitiesof Color Stella Adams, Director, National Fair Housing TrainingAcademyKeith Foster, Director of Enforcement and Compliance,Toledo Fair Housing Center
2:00 –2:15 Q & A
2:15 –3:00 Panel on Default LandlordsA New Problem: Rising Single Family Rentals in theSuburbs Moderator, Steve Wertheim, Director, 211/First Call for Help,United WaySally Martin, Housing Manager, South EuclidRick Wagner, Housing Director, Cleveland Heights
3:00 –3:20 Q & A
3:20 –3:30 Wrap up and conclusion: Karen Schaffer, FreelanceJournalist and Independent Radio Producer
Thank you all who attended our 22nd Annual Fair Lending Conference!
You're support helped make this one of our best conferences yet! Stay tuned for updates and the date for our spring conference. Be sure take a look at the conference photo slideshow & listen to the full conference and our podcast from Karen Schafer below!