MBA Home For All Pledge Partner: Equifax Mortgage & Housing

(One in a series of profiles of MBA member companies that have signed the MBA Home For All Pledge, an initiative to promote inclusion in housing.)

“Equifax is committed to removing barriers to financial inclusion, supporting several industry initiatives designed to provide underserved populations with the same opportunities to succeed and benefit from the nation’s financial system as others. We want everyone to have the opportunity to live their financial best, that is a goal that we’re always striving to work towards. Signing the MBA Home for All Pledge is a way for us to work towards a more inclusive and equitable industry that expands homeownership to underserved communities.”

— Craig Crabtree, senior vice president and general manager of Equifax Mortgage & Housing.

MBA NEWSLINK: Why did Equifax sign the MBA Home for All Pledge?

Craig Crabtree

CRAIG CRABTREE: “The Home for All Pledge doubles down on Equifax’s continued commitment to financially inclusive lending and helping to provide the opportunity for people to live their financial best.”

NEWSLINK: What is Equifax doing to implement key provisions of the Home for All Pledge?

CRABTREE: “llowing greater access to financial opportunities and giving new visibility to underserved individuals is an objective that Equifax is continuously working to provide. Equifax is the first Nationwide Credit Reporting Agency (NCRA) to make certain telecommunications (telco), pay TV and utilities attributes available to the mortgage industry alongside its traditional mortgage credit report.”


About the MBA Home For All Pledge

MBA recognizes and values the opportunities for working together as an industry to promote inclusion in housing. We believe that these opportunities can, and need to be, significantly expanded.

The Home for All Pledge represents our industry’s long-term commitment on a sustained and holistic approach to address racial inequities in housing. By signing, you are agreeing to be a champion for change in addressing the barriers to sustainable housing for persons and communities of color. 

Through advocacy, partnerships, and connections within the industry, you pledge to support MBA’s efforts to ensure fair, equitable and responsible lending and affordable rental housing for minorities.

Pillars of the pledge include:

–Promote and support public policies and industry practices that advance minority homeownership and affordable rental housing;

–Support market-based solutions through MBA’s place-based CONVERGENCE programs;

–Champion Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in our workplaces and our industry; and

–Support inclusion in single-family and/or multifamily housing with similar actions that are not listed under the above three commitments

For more information about the MBA Home For All Pledge, visit