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Community Development

Community Affairs in the Federal Reserve System pdf document provides an overview of the Federal Reserve System's Community Affairs program.

Community Reinvestment: Does Your Bank Measure Up? describes how the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) affects the way banks and thrifts serve their communities' credit needs. The booklet outlines factors that regulators use to rate a bank's CRA performance and tells where to find information on a bank's rating.

Discussion Papers address emerging and critical issues in community development. Our goal is to provide information on topics that will be useful to the many actors involved in community development—governments, nonprofits, financial institutions, and beneficiaries.

The Enduring Challenge of Concentrated Poverty in America: Case Studies from Communities Across the U.S. profiles sixteen communities and reveals the dynamics affecting people living in poverty and the policies that will be needed to bring poor people and poor communities into the economic mainstream.

Facing the Risk of Foreclosure provides answers to frequently asked questions on foreclosure prevention. Español pdf document

Mortgage Delinquency and Foreclosure Trends are quarterly reports providing information on mortgage market conditions in each of the six states that compose the Sixth Federal Reserve District: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

Partners Update is an online newsletter addressing community and economic development trends, issues, and events. Updated continuously, it offers timely articles, research roundups, and links to podcasts created by the Atlanta Fed's Community and Economic Development group.

Partners in Community and Economic Development, a magazine on the latest community development issues and trends, ceased publication with Vol. 21, No. 1, 2011. Articles from 1995 through 2011 are available online. The Community and Economic Development group now publishes an online newsletter, Partners Update.