Analysis of Southeast Fourth Quarter Mortgage Trends
Kansas City Conference Targets Workforce Development
Financing Tools to Support Community Development
Revitalizing Foreclosed and Abandoned Properties
Tax Assistance Could Help New Businesses
Follow the Crowd: Crowdsourcing in Community Development
Building Retrofits Could Lead to Construction Jobs
Waste Not, Want Not: Turning Waste into Jobs
Fed Gov. Discusses Oversight of Community Banks
Philly Conference Focuses on Building Resilient Cities
The Board Releases White Paper on U.S. Housing
Seeking Papers for Cleveland Fed's Policy Summit
Seattle Hosts Community Reinvestment Conference
Economic Development Podcasts
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Updated February 29, 2012
||Crowdsourcing for the Common Good: A Community Development Approach
2/3/2012 - Crowdsourcing—engaging web users in a particular project—may prove to be a valuable tool for decision making among government and nonprofit entities. A crowdsourcing technique that promotes engagement and creative problem solving can empower citizens and maximize benefits to a community.
||Retrofitting Institutions: Feeding Job Growth with Energy Hogs
1/25/2012 - Satya Rhodes-Conway and James Irwin, senior associates at the Center on Wisconsin Strategy, discuss how retrofitting public and institutional buildings spurs job creation in the real estate sector while reducing building operating costs.
||Trash to Treasure: Turning Waste into Jobs
1/25/2012 - Instead of sending waste to landfills, a municipal approach that prioritizes the reuse, recycling, and remanufacture of materials can provide a range of new jobs. Georgia Tech's Nancey Green Leigh discusses how to create jobs from the waste diversion process.
||The Board Issues White Paper on National Housing Market
1/6/2012 - The Federal Reserve Board recently published a white paper on current conditions in the U.S. housing market. The paper provides a framework for thinking about some of the key housing policy issues and discusses options that policymakers might consider.