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Driven by our long-standing mission to mirror the communities we serve; Latino Focus is an industry leader in supporting Hispanic borrowers fulfill their dream of homeownership. In fact, New American Funding is one of the largest privately held retail lenders to Hispanic and Black borrowers.

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Our Mission

In 2013, New American Funding formed its own Latino Focus Committee. This purpose driven group works cohesively to enhance the quality of the lending experience among Hispanic consumers and aims to enrich the Hispanic community through homeownership. By mirroring the communities we serve, we are able to increase sustainable Hispanic homeownership across America.

Multicultural Highlights

The mission of New American Funding's Latino Focus Committee is to identify and address challenges Hispanic consumers face in their pursuit of homeownership. Latino Focus also seeks to raise awareness and help increase homeownership in Hispanic communities through home buyer education, accessibility to credit and mortgage industry career opportunities.

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Hispanic Lending Goals

New American Funding is committed to lending $25 billion in new mortgages to Hispanic borrowers by 2024

Increased Purchase Lending

Our percentage of purchase lending to Hispanics is 51% more than the industry's percentage*

Multiple Branches in Hispanic Market

We have multiple branches in 4 of the 5 main Hispanic markets within the U.S.

Work Force

23% of New American Funding's work force is Hispanic

Lending To Minorities

New American Funding's percentage of purchase lending to minorities is 41% more than the industry's percentage*

Funding Volume

18% of New American Funding's 2020 home purchase loan volume was to Hispanic borrowers*

*Based on 2020 HMDA data from ComplianceTech's Lending Patterns HMDA software

Leadership Statement

We are very clear in our mission to mirror the communities we serve, meaning we have purposeful and meaningful recruiting in diverse areas. We pull people up from within the company, so we have leadership that resonates with our employees. Our company is great because of the people, the diversity, and the inclusive part of what we do.

Patty Arvielo
Co-Founder, President

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Latino Focus Committee

Patty Arvielo | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders Patty Arvielo | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders
Patty Arvielo Co-Founder, President
Frank Fuentes | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders Frank Fuentes | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders
Frank Fuentes VP, Multi Cultural Community Lending
Tania Murray | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders Tania Murray | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders
Tania Murray Chair
Miguel Mouriz | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders Miguel Mouriz | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders
Miguel Mouriz Co-Chair
Jose Plascencia | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders Jose Plascencia | Hispanic Mortgage Lenders
Jose Plascencia Co-Chair

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