Houston has a population of 2,303,482, and is the largest city in the State of Texas and the fourth largest city in the country. The CFE Fund began working in 2016 with the City of Houston, currently led by Mayor Sylvester Turner.
The goal of these pilots is to learn more about how existing programs can leverage payment touchpoints to support account opening for program participants.
Professional, one-on-one, municipally-led, free financial counseling, embedded into government social services.
The CFE Fund’s national Bank On platform supports local coalition and financial institution efforts to connect consumers to safe, affordable bank accounts.