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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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Redefining the Challenges & Opportunities for Banks in LMI Neighborhoods Throughout Chicagoland: Results from Community Capacity Discussion Groups

by¬†Emily Engel, Robin Newberger, and Jason Keller (To view full article with figures, click here) Bank lending in low- and moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods in the Chicago area has remained well below levels that preceded the Great Recession in 2008. Mortgage … Continue reading

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Two Examples of Mental Health Clinics in Chicago that Serve LMI Communities

by Marva Williams Community Development departments in the Federal Reserve¬†System work to understand and address barriers to economic mobility, and engage banks, government, and nonprofit intermediaries to channel financial and other resources to places in need of physical, economic, and … Continue reading

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