Category Archives: Housing

2017 NHS Community Banks Partnership Meeting Summary

By Kelly Pearson and Jason Keller The Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) division at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has a longstanding interest in community banks, current regulatory developments, and the ways smaller banks adapt to environmental changes, … Continue reading

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Detroit Renter Housing Analysis: Challenges of Income and Affordability

By Taz George and Sara Cooper Amid new efforts to preserve and expand Detroit’s affordable housing stock, policymakers and community development practitioners should continue to note the unique demographic and economic trends underlying the city’s rental housing challenges. A recent … Continue reading

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Low- and Moderate-income Survey Results

by Emily Engel and Mark O’Dell The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Community Development and Policy Studies Department participated in administering The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s low- and moderate-income survey to respondents in the Seventh District. The survey … Continue reading

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A Roundtable on the State of Housing in Chicago and Cook County

by Jason Keller The term “community development” is narrowly defined in the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). However, one of the more prominent components is lending and investment in affordable housing (including multi-family and rental units) for low- and moderate-income residents.[i] … Continue reading

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