Introducing 2019 Conference Speaker Dr. Alexis Crow!

NAWRB’s 2019 Solutions.Housing.Equality SHETalk Speaker Dr. Alexis Crow is Lead, Geopolitical Investing practice, PwC Senior Fellow, Columbia Business School; Global Business and Economics, Atlantic Council. In her role, she is leading corporations and asset managers to capitalize on dislocations in order to profit and expand around the globe. Previously, she was Managing Director at New York-based G2 Investment Group, where she was responsible for developing investment strategies for the firm, and for providing counsel on geopolitical issues across asset classes.

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California Has 17 of America’s 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

A new report by real estate market database ATTOM Data Solutions finds that almost half of the country’s housing markets are less affordable than historical averages, which is a slight improvement from over three-quarters in the last quarter of 2018.  Median home prices in the first quarter of 2019 were not affordable for wage earners in 70 percent of the largest counties.

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4.3 Million Homeowners Saved from Foreclosure Since Conservatorship

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA)’s first quarter 2019 Foreclosure Prevention Report states that the Enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac completed 38, 968 foreclosure prevention actions in the first quarter of 2019. This brings the total number of foreclosure prevention actions since conservatorship in 2008 to 4,322, 804.

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U.S. Women More Likely to Have Multiple Jobs

Even though a majority of American workers are single jobholders, more workers are steadily holding more than one job in order to have another source of income,  gain more experience and explore multiple interests. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Multiple Jobholders in the United States: 2013 report, which looks at characteristics of workers by sex, industry, occupation and work schedule, about 13 million workers have two or more jobs.

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Happy Father’s Day 2019

NAWRB wishes you and your family a wonderful Father’s Day this Sunday, June 16th, 2019. The holiday was established in 1966 with President Lyndon Johnson’s proclamation designating the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day. The idea was influenced by a woman named Sonora Dodd in 1909, who wanted to honor her father, a widowed Civil War veteran. In honor of this special day, the U.S. Census Bureau has released interesting facts to create a snapshot of fatherhood in America.

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Announcing the 2019 NAWRB Leadership Award Winners! Join us Aug. 5th in Pasadena

Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) is proud to announce our winners of the NAWRB 2019 Leadership Awards! After weeks of reviewing incredible candidates, we narrowed it down to these exceptional women leaders who are utilizing their expertise, passion and drive to redefine leadership and facilitate additional growth in their industry and local communities.

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DOL Announces $1.5 Million Fund for Women’s Apprenticeships & Job Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that $1.5 million in grant funding is available to help recruit, mentor and retain women in apprenticeship programs and help women pursue careers in manufacturing, infrastructure, cybersecurity, health care and other industries. The grant will be administered by the Department’s Women’s Bureau and the Employment and Training Administration.

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WHER 2019 Excerpt: Women’s Representation in Global Wealth

Women’s financial empowerment has been bolstered by access to education, increasing participating in the labor force and a growing number seeking entrepreneurship as a means of wealth building. According to the Winning Women: Key Insights for Wealth Firms Targeting Today’s Dynamic Female Clients by Clearview Family Wealth, WealthBriefing, Wealthmonitor and Boston Multi Family Office, surveying 35 wealth-holders, business owners, family office professionals and advisors, women control an estimated third of the world’s private wealth. In the United States alone, women are the primary earners in 40 percent of households.

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WHER 2019 Excerpt: Alzheimer’s & Dementia Trends Among the Older Population

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is projected to increase to 14 million by 2050. Of this number, 13.8 million will be people age 65 and older, making it difficult for medical breakthroughs to slow or cure the disease for existing conditions.

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