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The Community Development Studies and Education Department supports the Federal Reserve System’s economic growth objectives by promoting community development in low- and moderate-income communities and fair and impartial access to credit in underserved markets. The department works closely with financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies on public-private partnerships that result in increased affordable housing and community and economic development. The department assists financial institutions to understand their responsibilities under the federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).
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Cascade Focus: This issue analyzes trends in rental housing affordability in the Third Federal Reserve District between 2007 and 2012.
Research in Brief: This brief summarizes the working paper Credit Access After Consumer Bankruptcy Filing: New Evidence.
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