Community Development

To support the growth of an inclusive economy, we work with low- and moderate-income communities to increase access to credit, quality jobs, education, and housing. We also help financial institutions understand their responsibilities under the Community Reinvestment Act.

Small Business Credit Survey: 2022 Insights from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the Third District

Three briefs translate data from the Fed’s Small Business Credit Survey: 2022 Report on Employer Firms into bold infographics to paint a picture of small business conditions in the Third District (Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania).

Community Development and Regional Outreach Visiting Scholars

Academics, experts, and thinkers with focus areas aligned with the Community Development and Regional Outreach department are key collaborators as participants in the Visiting Scholars Program.

Occupational Mobility Explorer

The Occupational Mobility Explorer allows users to examine how workers’ skills could transfer to similar — but higher-paying — occupations. Findings are available for the 33 largest U.S. metropolitan areas.

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Can More Regular Reassessment Improve Property Tax Equity in Philadelphia?

This brief summarizes research that looked into whether more regular assessment of property values can improve the equity of property taxes and how that would affect property owners in lower-income and minority neighborhoods.

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Reinventing Our Communities (ROC) Cohort Program

The ROC Cohort Program is an in-depth racial equity training program for cross-sector community groups across the U.S. to apply local solutions to increase opportunity and strengthen local economies.