San Francisco

Credit Where It’s Due: Innovative Asset-Building Strategies

12:30 p.m. | Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Image courtesy of Flickr user woodleywonderworks

Over 200,000 Bay Area families struggle to get loans, cash checks or rent apartments, and an average of 9.5 percent of their annual take-home pay goes toward predatory lenders’ fees. Learn how the Mission Asset Fund’s Lending Circles model has started to provide group access to affordable loans and help build credit, giving borrowers a path into the financial system.

+ Jose Quiñonez / Mission Asset Fund


SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105-4015
Phone: 415.781.8726


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