Congratulations to the 2016 Recipients of the Felix DeHerrera Living Trust’s Ernie J. Reyes Scholarship

Congratulations to the 2016 recipients of the Ernie J. Reyes Scholarship. Funds for the scholarship are provided by the Felix DeHerrera Living Trust. See who made the list and the school they’ll be attending below. Name Chapter NAHREP Member Award Amount University Marianela Piedra South Florida Maria Orsini-Piedra $5,000 Florida International Univ. Valerie Avila Inland…

Why minority homeownership rates plunged after the housing crash — and how to reverse the trend

By Kim Slowey | July 7, 2016 The recovery from the 2007 U.S. housing crash is still underway, with the ramifications of foreclosures and subprime mortgages still playing out for many current and potential American homeowners. Northeastern markets are still struggling to clear out crisis-era inventory, largely due to foreclosure laws, and members of Generation X — one…