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CDPS Update

Every year, Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) researches issues that affect low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities in the Seventh District that relate to, among other topics, economic/worker mobility; access to competitively priced credit and financial services; small business development; … Continue reading

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CDFI Fund 2012 Awards to Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI)

The Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund of the U.S. Department of the Treasury recently  announced the largest set of awards in total to CDFIs in its history—over $185 million to 210 organizations in more than 40 states and the … Continue reading

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Industrial Cities Initiative Symposium Summary

The Community Development and Policy Studies division of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago hosted the Industrial Cities Initiative (ICI) Symposium on February 28, 2012. More than 50 economists, community and economic development professionals, city representatives, and analysts from business, … Continue reading

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Pontiac Profile

Background The city of Pontiac is the county seat of Oakland County, Michigan. Oakland County promotes itself as the tenth wealthiest U.S. county with a population of one million or more. Oakland County comprises 62 cities, villages and townships. These … Continue reading

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