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.

A Moment of Opportunity: The COVID-Era Job Market for Noncollege Workers

This report finds that online job postings during the COVID era represented a new level of opportunity for noncollege job seekers. This can be attributed to a greater volume of job postings and employers’ slightly lower educational requirements, when compared with the period preceding the COVID-19 pandemic.

What's Behind the Racial Homeownership Gap in Philadelphia?

This brief explores the Black-White homeownership gap in Philadelphia and underscores the need to address the long-standing, unique challenges that Black homeowners face.

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.


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.





Exploring the Anchor Economy

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM


The sun shines on a city block of brick row homes.

COVID-19 and Household Financial Well-Being

This series of regional profiles examines how measures of financial inclusion, credit use, and distress have changed since the onset of the pandemic, both overall and by neighborhood characteristics.