PICB News

Community Organizations Celebrate Fifth Third Bank’s $30 Billion Community Development Plan

Chicago, IL – November 18, 2016, Partners In Community building, Inc. (PICB) commended the $30 billion Community Development Plan announced by Fifth Third Bank. The Plan was developed in an agreement between Fifth Third and members and allies of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), including Partners In Community Building, Inc.. Illinois is expected to

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New Anti-Discrimination Protections for Veterans and Military Personnel

We are pleased to announce, effective in the City of Chicago, March 16, 2016, the addition of Military Status as a protected category under the City of Chicago’s Human Rights and Fair Housing ordinances. Chicago has amended its Human Rights Ordinance and Fair Housing Ordinance to address discrimination targeting current and former members of the

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A Housing Success Story

9205 S Cottage Grove – Seller: Wells Fargo First-time homeowner Caprice Jordan has a tale to tell regarding affordable housing. The Neighborhood Community Stabilization Trust (NCST), along with Community Initiatives Inc. (CII), a subsidiary of the Community Investment Corporation (CIC), and Partners In Community Building, Inc. (PICB) assisted in making Caprice’s dream become a reality.

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A Look at Who Did (And Didn’t) Get Mortgages in the Boom, Bust, and After

By Dina ElBoghdady September 17 Washington Post African Americans and Hispanics are still feeling the pain of the housing bust, and they’re feeling it more acutely than white Americans, even all these years later. The Urban Institute captured the phenomenon in aseries of interactive maps [4] that show the distribution of 100 million mortgages originated

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