The Community Development Studies & 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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Identifying Opportunity Occupations in the Nation’s Largest Metropolitan Economies: This report summarizes research on employment opportunities for workers without a formal education in 100 metros nationwide.
A Practitioner's Summary: Gentrification and Residential Mobility in Philadelphia explores the topic of gentrification and the effects of neighborhood change on vulnerable residents.
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