Despite the many success stories of our borough in the last 35 years, redlining has left a lasting legacy in the proliferation of high-cost fringe financial services and the lowest concentration of bank branches of any county in the nation. As the gap between the very wealthy and everyone else grows nationally, lower income communities are struggling to survive in an economy that does not work in their interest. The forum and accompanying report focused on current banking practices in the
UNHP also published an accompanying Guide to Banking in the Bronx to help residents find an affordable and convenient banking option. This guide is available on this page.