COVID-19 Relief Programs Have Helped Consumer Financial Well-Being

This research brief examines data regarding the impact COVID-19 relief programs had on consumer well-being using responses to the first two COVID-19 Survey of Consumers of 2021 conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Consumer Finance Institute.

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CFI COVID-19 Survey of Consumers — Recovery Is Starting, but Not for Everyone

This report shares results from Wave 8 of a national survey of consumers investigating the effects of COVID-19 on employment and income data, including new data from revised survey questions that take into account the duration of the pandemic.

Mortgage Markets

Discussion Paper

Racial Differences in Mortgage Refinancing, Distress, and Housing Wealth Accumulation During COVID-19

DP 21-02 - The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated racial disparities in U.S. mortgage markets.

Household Rental Debt During COVID-19: Update for 2021

While the labor market shows signs of recovery amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, rental debt remains a pressing issue for many households, especially those headed by minorities and women.

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COVID-19 Business Outlook Survey

Special survey (now monthly, previously weekly) of firms in the Third District

Updated: 23 Dec ’20

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Weekly Labor Market Information

Analysis of unemployment insurance claims and other weekly data for the tri-state region and the U.S.

Updated: 22 Jul ’21

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COVID-19: Cases and Deaths

Using the latest Johns Hopkins University data for three states, we are regularly updating this page with the latest numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths in the Third District.

Updated: 23 Jul ’21