NCUA to conduct June 21 webinar on combatting appraisal bias

June 6, 2023

In recognition of National Homeownership Month, NCUA is hosting a webinar to discuss federal government efforts to combat bias in home valuations and increase opportunities for homeownership. The webinar will also provide information about relevant resources available for consumers and credit union professionals.

The webinar is titled "Expanding Homeownership Opportunities by Combatting Appraisal Bias" and will be held on Wednesday, June 21 at 1 p.m. ET.

Panelists include:

  • Shameka Sutton, Special Assistant to the Executive Director, NCUA
  • James Park, Executive Director, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's Appraisal Subcommittee
  • James Wylie, Associate Director for Fair Lending, Federal Housing Finance Agency
  • David Berenbaum, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing Counseling, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs

Victoria Nahrwold, NCUA's Associate Director for the Office of Examination and Insurance, will provide opening remarks. Ashley Gordon, NCUA's Financial Literacy and Outreach Program Officer, will moderate the event.

The webinar will be closed captioned, and there is no charge to participate.