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Community Development

The Community Development Studies and Education Department supports the Federal Reserve System’s economic growth objectives by promoting community development in low- and moderate-income communities and fair and impartial access to credit in underserved markets. The department works closely with financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies on public-private partnerships that result in increased affordable housing and community and economic development. The department assists financial institutions to understand their responsibilities under the federal Community Reinvestment Act (CRA). External Link


View upcoming and past conferences and workshops.

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Community Profiles

View historical information, maps, and demographic, economic, and lending data for metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) or portions of MSAs in the Third Federal Reserve District.

Updated information in the demographic and economic data section of each profile.

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Consumer Resources

Find publications on credit-related topics.

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Foreclosure Resource Center

Provides information, publications, events, and other resources to help consumers avoid foreclosure on their homes.

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Publications & Videos

Student Loan Trends in the Third Federal Reserve District
Cascade Focus report by Thomas Hylands

Browse conference summaries, discussion papers, Technical Briefs, and Cascade.

Browse Publications

Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth & Opportunity
Community Outlook Survey
Data Dashboard

E-Mail Notification

Find out when information for community development publications and events is released.

Contact Us

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Community Development Studies and Education Department
Ten Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA 19106-1574

(215) 574-6458 – phone
(215) 574-2512 – fax

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