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Affordable Housing

Multifamily Housing/Rental Housing

  • CDFIs: What’s in a Name? (Fall 2013)
  • Preservation Is Critical (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • The DCIC Charts a New Course (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Lack of Gap Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Projects (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Groundbreaking Deal Preserves 376 Affordable Housing Units (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Lessons Emerge from 19 Years of HOPE VI Funding (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Impact of Marcellus Shale on Housing Needs (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • How Place Matters Is Subject of New Book (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Sustainable Housing: Consumers’ Perspective (Fall 2010)
  • Pennsylvania's Lowest-Income Renters Have the Greatest Needs (Winter 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Do Land-Use Regulations Constrain Rental Housing Development in Suburban Areas? (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • Strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment Market (Fall 2009)
  • Stimulus Bill Opportunities and Challenges for Delaware (Fall 2009)
  • New Predevelopment Funds for Rental Housing Preservation (Summer 2006)
  • Community-Bank Lending Consortium Expands Financing and Membership (Fall 2005)
  • Standard & Poor’s Gives AAA Rating to Community Reinvestment Fund Offering Backed by Affordable Multifamily Loans (Spring 2005)
  • Do the New COAH Rules Meet the Needs of New Jersey Residents?
    Summer/Fall 2004 Article 1 | Article 2)
  • MEND Pursues Transit-Oriented Housing Development Strategy (Spring 2004)
  • NJ Program Finances Five- to 25-Unit Multifamily Properties (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Leon N. Weiner, Affordable-Housing Developer and Advocate, Dies (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Community Banks Forge Community Development Corporation (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Nueva Esperanza Builds Brighter Future For Hispanics in North Philadelphia (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Does a Consortium Make Sense? (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • State Tax Credit Proposed for Building Affordable Housing, Revitalizing Neighborhoods in New Jersey (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Delaware Rural Housing Consortium Develops Three-Year Plan (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Local Public Housing Authorities Selected for New Programs (Spring 2000) PDF
  • New Nonprofit Focuses on Preserving Affordable Housing (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Other National Affordable Housing Preservation Efforts (Spring 2000) PDF
  • County Housing Trust Funds: A Source for Affordable Housing Finance in Pennsylvania (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Government, Lenders, Nonprofits Tackle Multifamily Housing Issues in New Jersey (Winter 1999) PDF
  • NJDCA Launches Programs That Provide Tenant Education and Security Deposit Assistance
    Winter 1999) PDF
  • LISC Launches Community Development REIT (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Smaller Multifamily Building Represents Unmet Credit Needs (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Rural Housing Development (Spring 1999) PDF

Single-Family Housing/Homeownership

  • The Housing Market and Its Influences (Summer 2014)
  • Reversing the Cycle of Poverty (Summer 2014)
  • Asset Diversification and Low Debt Are the Keys to Building and Maintaining Wealth (Winter 2014)
  • In Memoriam: Frederick Heldring (Winter 2014)
  • PHFA Takes Pro-Active Steps in Loan Servicing to Keep Borrowers in Their Homes (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Spotlight on Research: The Distributional Impact of Negative Equity (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Forum Focuses on Effective Community Development Corporations (Winter 2012)
  • New Book Probes the American Mortgage System (Fall 2011)
  • Lessons Emerge from 19 Years of HOPE VI Funding (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Maintaining the Viability of Small-Scale Rental Housing (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Impact of Marcellus Shale on Housing Needs (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • How Place Matters Is Subject of New Book (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • AFC Expands Its Energy-Efficiency Lending (Fall 2010)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • ECA Addresses Challenges of Rising Energy Costs (Fall 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Sustainable Housing: Consumers’ Perspective (Fall 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Is a Reverse Mortgage in Your Retirement Plans? (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • Stimulus Bill Opportunities and Challenges for Delaware (Fall 2009)
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Winter 2009)
  • Proposed Transfer of REO Properties to Local Partnerships (Winter 2009)
  • "Juveline Delinquency" in Nonprime Mortgages (Winter 2009)
  • N.J. Nonprofit Signs Deal for Mortgages (Winter 2009)
  • Credit Crunch Leads to a Boom for FHA’s Refinance Program (Fall 2008)
  • A Safer Way to Renovate and Repair in Pa. (Fall 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: A Closer Look at Subprime Borrowers (Fall 2008)
  • Servicers Agree on Foreclosure Guidelines (Fall 2008)
  • How Can Foundations Change Urban Markets? (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • The Federal Reserve System’s Response to Subprime Mortgage Challenges (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund Analyzes Nonprofit Businesses (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: Does Subsidized Housing Investment Improve the Neighborhood? (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Leaders Look to Market-Rate Housing to Foster Wilmington’s Revitalization (Fall 2006)
  • Wilmington Encourages Owners to Rehabilitate or Sell Vacant Properties (Fall 2006)
  • Public-Private Partnership Tackles Blighted Housing (Fall 2006)
  • Smart Growth America Active on Vacant Property Campaign (Winter 2005)
  • Video on Lending Abuses and Discussion Papers (Winter 2005)
  • Susquehanna Patriot Bank: Where Relationships Build Strong Communities (Fall 2005)
  • Roma Bank: A CRA Success Story (Fall 2005)
  • Community Bank Thrives in Competitive Bank Market (Fall 2005)
  • PHFA Launches Affordable Apartment Search Tool (Fall 2005)
  • 2004 Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data Released (Fall 2005)
  • RCAs Contrary to the Goals of Regional Equity (Summer 2005)
  • Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces Plan to Combat Foreclosures (Spring 2005)
  • CRA and Racial Housing Patterns (Spring 2005)
  • Pennsylvania Launches Broad-Based Response to Foreclosure Problem (Winter 2004)
  • Chicago NHS Links Resources to Prevent Foreclosures (Winter 2004)
  • Subprime Market Reaches Record High Level in First Half of 2004 (Winter 2004)
  • Banks Make Home Improvement Loans to Philadelphia Residents With Impaired Credit (Winter 2004)
  • PHFA Spurs Mixed-Income Housing Construction to Revitalize Urban Neighborhoods (Winter 2004)
  • PHFA and PNC Bank Partner to Finance Mixed-Use Buildings (Winter 2004)
  • Nonprofit Developer Active in Temple University Neighborhood (Winter 2004)
  • Foreclosures: Factors That Influence Default and Loss Rates (Winter 2004)
  • Do the New COAH Rules Meet the Needs of New Jersey Residents?
    Summer/Fall 2004 Article 1 | Article 2
  • MEND Pursues Transit-Oriented Housing Development Strategy (Spring 2004)
  • Penn Succeeds as Investor and Developer (Spring 2004)
  • Penn Creates Model Public School, Fights Crime, Increases Homeownership, and Boosts Minority Purchasing (Spring 2004)
  • Lenders Seek Clarification of NJ's New Predatory-Lending Law (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Jersey Home Ownership Security Act of 2003 (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Leon N. Weiner, Affordable-Housing Developer and Advocate, Dies (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Nueva Esperanza Builds Brighter Future For Hispanics in North Philadelphia (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Nonprofit Builds New Houses in Chester, PA (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Freddie Mac Research: Counseling Reduces Home-Loan Delinquencies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs: The National Picture (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Does Home-Ownership Education and Counseling Work? Paper Cites Need for More Research (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Third District HMDA Analysis 1998-1999 (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Chicago NHS Starts Loan Pool to Refinance Predatory Loans (Winter 2000) PDF
  • National City Community Development Corporation Creates Affordable Housing Partnership in Pennsylvania (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Public-Housing Residents Become Home Buyers (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Subprime Lender Adopts Best Practices in Agreement with ACORN (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Does a Consortium Make Sense? (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • ABC Creates Lease to Purchase Initiatives (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Delaware Rural Housing Consortium Develops Three-Year Plan (Spring 2000) PDF
  • County Housing Trust Funds: A Source for Affordable Housing Finance in Pennsylvania (Winter 1999) PDF
  • City of Bethlehem and ABC Join Forces on the Bethlehem Home Ownership Project (Spring 1999) PDF
  • Rural Housing Development (Spring 1999) PDF

Brownfields

  • Leaders Look to Market-Rate Housing to Foster Wilmington’s Revitalization (Fall 2006)
  • Video on Lending Abuses and Discussion Papers (Winter 2005)
  • Duisburg-Nord: From Rusted Ruins to Recreational Park (Spring 2005)
  • CDC Committee Is Catalyst for Brownfields Redevelopment (Winter 2003) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Brownfields Fund Seeks Investors While California Fund Makes Initial Loans (Winter 2002) PDF
  • New Jersey Economic Development Authority Seeks CRA Investments in Five Programs (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Brownfields Fund Moves into Implementation Phase (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Bank's Participation Recognized in CRA Exam (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Financial Resources for the Environment (FRE) Develops Mission Statement (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • NJRA Issues Request for Proposals (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Planning Process for Pennsylvania Brownfields Is Under Way (Spring 2000) PDF
  • An Innovative Brownfields Initiative Catches Fire in Pennsylvania (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs)

  • CDFIs: What’s in a Name? (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs: Intermediaries for Financing to Low-Income Communities (Fall 2013)
  • Mapping Our Community (Fall 2013)
  • Goldman Sach Expands Small Business Initiative (Fall 2013)
  • Spotlight on Research: The Impact of Government Subsidized Lending: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (Fall 2013)
  • Building CDFI Capacity in Lending and Business Models (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs Increase Access to Capital Markets, Federal Loan Programs, and Corporate Support (Fall 2013)
  • Small Business Lenders Have Opportunities for Collaboration on U.S. Treasury Initiative (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • CDFI Adapts to Small Business Credit Challenges (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • In Memoriam (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The DCIC Charts a New Course (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Forum Focuses on Effective Community Development Corporations (Winter 2012)
  • Management Team Key to Charter Schools’ Success (Winter 2011)
  • New Jersey Community Capital Strengthens Charter Schools (Winter 2011)
  • ShoreBank’s Legacy and Vision Continue: A Practitioner’s Perspective (Winter 2011)
  • Moving Forward in a Time of Change: The Future of the Community Development Industry (Winter 2011)
  • TRF Manages Three New Energy Loan Funds (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Intensifies Focus on Delinquency Management (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • The Federal Reserve System’s Response to Subprime Mortgage Challenges (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund Analyzes Nonprofit Businesses (Winter 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: How Can CDFIs Measure Economic and Social Impact? (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • Good Data Drive Good Investment Decisions (Winter 2008)
  • NCALL Loan Fund: Filling Funding Gaps (Winter 2008)
  • New Jersey CDFI Focuses on Child Care Facilities and Charter Schools (Winter 2008)
  • CDFI Expands Business Lending in Southern New Jersey (Winter 2004)
  • New Markets Tax Credit Allocations Made to NJEDA, TRF, and GSA Management (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • First New Markets Tax Credit Awardees Seek Investors (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • CDFI Leader Foresees Changes in Community-Development Finance (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Markets Tax Credits - New Stimulus for Economic Development (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • James L. Lynch: Fleet Seeks Partnership with Nonprofits and Commits $2 Million to Venture Capital Fund (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Charter Schools - Innovative Experiment in Education (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Community Development Trust Plans Equity Offering in 2002 (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Community Preservation Corporation Invests Equity in Multifamily Housing (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Murex Investments I, L.P. Plans to Invest in Businesses Located in Very Low-Income Areas
    Winter 2001) PDF
  • NCCA Starts Asset-Management Services for Bank Investors in CDFIs (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Has Range of CRA Investment Possibilities (Winter 2001) PDF
  • The Reinvestment Fund - Primary Financing Source for Charter Schools (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Survey of CDFIs Identifies 34 CRA Investment Opportunities (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Bank Makes Equity Equivalent Investment in CDFI (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Bank, CDFI Form Economic Partnership (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • CDFIs Have a Friend in Pennsylvania (Spring 2000) PDF
  • New Report Spotlights Growing CDFI Strength, Effectiveness (Winter 1999) PDF

Compliance Regulations

  • Financial Reform Brings New Consumer Protections (Winter 2011)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • The Federal Reserve System’s Response to Subprime Mortgage Challenges (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • New CRA Test for Intermediate Small Banks (Fall 2005)
  • District News (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • OMB Statistical Definitions: Their Impact on CRA and HMDA Reporting (Spring 2004)
  • Loans to Insiders - Be Careful! (Winter 2002) PDF
  • CRA Sunshine Final Rules Issued (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Fed Proposes Regulatory Changes to Prevent Lending Abuses (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Signed into Law (Spring 2000) PDF
  • New Fair Lending Exam Procedures: How Does a Bank Prepare? (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Fair Lending Issues (Spring 1999) PDF

Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)

  • PNC Leverages New Markets Tax Credits in Rural Project (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Lack of Gap Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Projects (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • ECA Addresses Challenges of Rising Energy Costs (Fall 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Is a Reverse Mortgage in Your Retirement Plans? (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Intensifies Focus on Delinquency Management (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Pennsylvania's Lowest-Income Renters Have the Greatest Needs (Winter 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Do Land-Use Regulations Constrain Rental Housing Development in Suburban Areas? (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • Strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment Market (Fall 2009)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund Analyzes Nonprofit Businesses (Winter 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Good Data Drive Good Investment Decisions (Winter 2008)
  • NCALL Loan Fund: Filling Funding Gaps (Winter 2008)
  • New Jersey CDFI Focuses on Child Care Facilities and Charter Schools (Winter 2008)
  • Lender Shares Community Development Insights (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Urban Developer Reflects on Community Development Financing (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Bank and Nonprofit Help Moderate-Income Families Build Assets (Spring 2006)
  • Parents Are Key to Youth IDAs (Spring 2006)
  • New CRA Test for Intermediate Small Banks (Fall 2005)
  • Standard & Poor’s Gives AAA Rating to Community Reinvestment Fund Offering Backed by Affordable Multifamily Loans (Spring 2005)
  • CRA and Racial Housing Patterns (Spring 2005)
  • Wilmington Native Is Appointed Federal Reserve Division Director (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • OMB Statistical Definitions: Their Impact on CRA and HMDA Reporting (Spring 2004)
  • PNC Integrates Community Development Banking in Its Delaware Valley Branches (Spring 2004)
  • Citizens Bank Increases Home-Mortgage and SBA Lending in Third District (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Fleet Strengthens Small-Business Products and Provides $750,000 Grant to Camden , NJ, Project (Spring 2002) PDF
  • CRA Investment Opportunities (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Mortgage-Backed Securities Can Meet CRA Investment Test and Be Economically Attractive (Winter 2001) PDF
  • New Jersey Economic Development Authority Seeks CRA Investments in Five Programs (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Has Range of CRA Investment Possibilities (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Survey of CDFIs Identifies 34 CRA Investment Opportunities (Winter 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs: The National Picture (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • CRA Sunshine Final Rules Issued (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Bank Makes Equity Equivalent Investment in CDFI (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Bank's Participation Recognized in CRA Exam (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act Signed into Law (Spring 2000) PDF

Delaware

  • Mapping Our Community — Third Federal Reserve District (Summer 2014)
  • Mapping Our Community (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs Increase Access to Capital Markets, Federal Loan Programs, and Corporate Support (Fall 2013)
  • Small Business Lenders Have Opportunities for Collaboration on U.S. Treasury Initiative (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Preservation Is Critical (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • In Memoriam (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The DCIC Charts a New Course (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Forum Focuses on Effective Community Development Corporations (Winter 2012)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • Steps Toward a Clean Energy Recovery (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • Stimulus Bill Opportunities and Challenges for Delaware (Fall 2009)
  • States Fight Foreclosure Rescue Scams (Fall 2009)
  • Delaware Enacts Payday Lending Law (Fall 2009)
  • Credit Unions Pursue Small Business Loans (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Established Businesses Seek Help from SBDCs (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • State of Delaware and Banks Assist Businesses (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Credit Crunch Leads to a Boom for FHA’s Refinance Program (Fall 2008)
  • NCALL Loan Fund: Filling Funding Gaps (Winter 2008)
  • Urban Developer Reflects on Community Development Financing (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • A School About Money for Adults (Winter 2007)
  • Banks Help Children Learn to Save (Winter 2007)
  • Bank of America Wants Customers to Keep Their Change (Winter 2007)
  • Learning to Bank At School (Winter 2007)
  • Leaders Look to Market-Rate Housing to Foster Wilmington’s Revitalization (Fall 2006)
  • Wilmington Encourages Owners to Rehabilitate or Sell Vacant Properties (Fall 2006)
  • How Do Those Involved Assess Wilmington’s Redevelopment? (Fall 2006)
  • New Office Buildings Are Underway in Wilmington, But Will Demand Match Supply? (Fall 2006)
  • Public-Private Partnership Tackles Blighted Housing (Fall 2006)
  • Parents Are Key to Youth IDAs (Spring 2006)
  • Educators Teach Children to be Financially Savvy (Spring 2006)
  • Fannie Mae’s American Communities Fund® Supports Intermediaries (Winter 2005)
  • Delaware Wholesale Bank Resourceful in Its Community Development Lending (Fall 2005)
  • Church-Based CDC Helps Build Assets and Skills in Delaware (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Delaware Bank Takes Flexible Approach for EITC Savers (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • New Markets Tax Credit Allocations Made to NJEDA, TRF, and GSA Management (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Wilmington Native Is Appointed Federal Reserve Division Director (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Commerce Bank Provides Financial Education to Nearly 100,000 Students (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Community Development Studies and Education Launches Economic Education Program (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Wilmington Nonprofit Expands Security-Deposit Loan Program for Renters (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Leon N. Weiner, Affordable-Housing Developer and Advocate, Dies (Spring 2003) PDF
  • ING’s Planet Orange Web Site Teaches Children About Savings (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Nonprofits Launch Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Delaware Economic Opportunity Fund Creates Low- and Moderate-Income Jobs (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Delaware State Housing Authority Has Bond, Grant, and Equity CRA Investment Opportunities
    Winter 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Financial Empowerment in a Post-High School World: Teens Introduced to Personal Finance Program (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Nonprofits Pursue Different Financial-Literacy Strategies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Third District HMDA Analysis 1998-1999 (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Delaware Rural Housing Consortium Develops Three-Year Plan (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Local Public Housing Authorities Selected for New Programs (Spring 2000)
  • Wilmington Trust Helps Public Housing Residents Save (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Rural Housing Development (Spring 1999) PDF

Economic Development

  • Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth & Opportunity (Summer 2014)
  • Mapping Our Community — Third Federal Reserve District (Summer 2014)
  • Ohio Funders Promote Collaboration on Economic Development and Opportunity (Summer 2014)
  • One River — Two Cities (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Susquehanna Bank Participates in Economic Development on Camden’s Waterfront (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Smaller Cities and Waterfront Redevelopment (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • What Makes Cities Resilient? (Fall 2012)
  • Keys to Success for Small Industrial Cities (Fall 2012)
  • Anchors Aweigh: Why Do Anchor Institutions Matter? (Fall 2012)
  • Tomorrow’s Leaders: Attracting Young Professionals (Fall 2012)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The National Fund for Workforce Solutions: The Impact and Challenges of Its Workforce Partnership Model (Winter 2012)
  • Workforce Development Partnership Serves Both Employers and Employees (Fall 2011)
  • The U.S. Public Workforce System (Fall 2011)
  • A Federal Perspective on Workforce Development Issues (Fall 2011)
  • The Collapse of the Labor Market for 16- to 24-Year-Olds (Fall 2011)
  • Economic Implications of Natural Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale Region (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • The Reform of Vacant Lant Policies in Philadelphia (Fall 2010)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • LDDs Offer a Window on Rural Pennsylvania (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • A Blueprint for American Prosperity (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Mayors: Reinventing Begins with Planning (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Urban Anchors Fuel Economic Growth and Civic Progress (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • How Can Foundations Change Urban Markets? (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • NCALL Loan Fund: Filling Funding Gaps (Winter 2008)
  • New Jersey CDFI Focuses on Child Care Facilities and Charter Schools (Winter 2008)
  • Urban Developer Reflects on Community Development Financing (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Leaders Look to Market-Rate Housing to Foster Wilmington’s Revitalization (Fall 2006)
  • New Markets Tax Credits Help Revitalize Trenton (Fall 2006)
  • Wilmington Encourages Owners to Rehabilitate or Sell Vacant Properties (Fall 2006)
  • New Office Buildings Are Underway in Wilmington, But Will Demand Match Supply? (Fall 2006)
  • Berks County Community Foundation Is Catalyst on Economic Development (Winter 2005)
  • Community Bank Takes Lead in Downtown Revitalization Project (Fall 2005)
  • District News (Fall 2005)
  • Advocates for Equity-Focused Smart Growth (Summer 2005)
  • Regional Equity Can Benefit All (Summer 2005)
  • Duisburg-Nord: From Rusted Ruins to Recreational Park (Spring 2005)
  • Leadership and Enthusiasm Fuel Small Town ’s Turnaround (Spring 2005)
  • Nonprofit Developer Active in Temple University Neighborhood (Winter 2004)
  • Arts District Invigorates Millville's Downtown (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • New Markets Tax Credit Allocations Made to NJEDA, TRF, and GSA Management (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • 10 Ways to Reinvent Rural Regions (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Temple University Initiatives Spur Development (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Penn Succeeds as Investor and Developer (Spring 2004)
  • National Conference on Reinventing America's Older Communities Attracts Overflow Crowd (Spring 2004)
  • Are Economic Development Incentives a Failure? (Spring 2004)
  • First New Markets Tax Credit Awardees Seek Investors (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Markets Tax Credits - New Stimulus for Economic Development (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Market Tax Credits: Economic Development Tool in Low-Income Communities (Spring 2001) PDF
  • NJ State Government Funds Faith-Based Organizations (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Bank, CDFI Form Economic Partnership (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Utilities Form Renewable Energy Funds (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Social Compact Develops New Tools for Analyzing Urban Neighborhoods (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Eastern College Announces Program in Urban Economic Development at New Institute for Urban Studies (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Wilkes-Barre Banks Land for Future Development (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF

Federal Reserve

  • Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth & Opportunity (Summer 2014)
  • Ohio Funders Promote Collaboration on Economic Development and Opportunity (Summer 2014)
  • The Federal Reserve’s Role in Community Development — An Interview with Sandra Braunstein (Winter 2014)
  • Community Outlook Survey Provides an Additional Resource for LMI Service Providers (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Philadelphia Fed’s Economic Education Advisor Honored (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • What Makes Cities Resilient? (Fall 2012)
  • Keys to Success for Small Industrial Cities (Fall 2012)
  • How Can Local Governments Cope with the Fiscal Juggernaut? (Fall 2012)
  • Workforce Development Resources (Fall 2011)
  • New Book Probes the American Mortgage System (Fall 2011)
  • Financial Reform Brings New Consumer Protections (Winter 2011)
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Fall 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • Strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment Market (Fall 2009)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • Principles of Sound Central Banking (Winter 2009)
  • New Rules on Credit Card Practices and Disclosures (Winter 2009)
  • News and Events (Winter 2009)
  • Spotlight on Research: A Closer Look at Subprime Borrowers (Fall 2008)
  • Servicers Agree on Foreclosure Guidelines (Fall 2008)
  • Federal Reserve Study Shows Continued Decrease in Check Usage (Fall 2008)
  • The Federal Reserve System’s Response to Subprime Mortgage Challenges (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Changes in Family Finances (Winter 2007)
  • Under the Wings of Angel Investors (Summer 2006)
  • Building Wealth and Ownership for All Americans (Summer 2006)
  • Video on Lending Abuses and Discussion Papers (Winter 2005)
  • New CRA Test for Intermediate Small Banks (Fall 2005)
  • District News (Fall 2005)
  • Wilmington Native Is Appointed Federal Reserve Division Director (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Community Development Studies and Education Launches Economic Education Program (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Financial Empowerment in a Post-High School World: Delaware Teens Introduced to Personal Finance Program (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Freddie Mac Research: Counseling Reduces Home-Loan Delinquencies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Philadelphia Fed's Minority Entrepreneurs Conference Called a Success (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Philadelphia Fed to Host Minority Entrepreneurs Conference (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Business Access to Capital and Credit Conference: Summary of Proceedings Available (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Community Development Studies and Education Has Expanded Its Presence on Web Site (Winter 1999) PDF
  • New Resources, CEDRIC, Now Available on the Web (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF

Financial Literacy

  • Asset Diversification and Low Debt Are the Keys to Building and Maintaining Wealth (Winter 2014)
  • Why Do the Unbanked Use Alternative Financial Services? (Winter 2014)
  • Using Tax-Time Savings Programs to Build Assets (Winter 2014)
  • Philadelphia Fed’s Economic Education Advisor Honored (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Book Anchors Bank’s Financial Education Program (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Banker’s Financial Education Efforts Focus on Students (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Lessons Emerge From 19 Years of HOPE VI Funding (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • States Fight Foreclosure Rescue Scams (Fall 2009)
  • Pennsylvania's Credit Unions Offer Payday Lending Alternative (Fall 2008)
  • A School About Money for Adults (Winter 2007)
  • Banks Help Children Learn to Save (Winter 2007)
  • Educating More People About Money Through Collaboration (Winter 2007)
  • Learning to Bank At School (Winter 2007)
  • Building Wealth and Ownership for All Americans (Summer 2006)
  • H&R Block Helps Customers Build Assets (Spring 2006)
  • Refund Splitting Opens the Door to Asset Building (Spring 2006)
  • The Benefits of Employer-Assisted Housing (Spring 2006)
  • Asset Building in Latino Families and Communities (Spring 2006)
  • Educators Teach Children to be Financially Savvy (Spring 2006)
  • Maximizing Income for the Poor (Spring 2006)
  • Video on Lending Abuses and Discussion Papers (Winter 2005)
  • Most Consumers Don’t Understand Credit Scores (Spring 2005)
  • New Jersey Banking Department Emphasizes Community Outreach and Education (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Community Development Studies and Education Launches Economic Education Program (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Commerce Bank Provides Financial Education to Nearly 100,000 Students (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Rural Opportunities, Inc. Develops Financial-Literacy and Entrepreneurship Curricula for Rural Youths (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Church Credit Union Makes Impact With Youth Savings and Financial-Literacy Program (Spring 2003) PDF
  • ING’s Planet Orange Web Site Teaches Children About Savings (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Wachovia Provides Financial Literacy Training (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Equity Bank: Children’s Savings Program Creates Goodwill — and New Business! (Spring 2003) PDF
  • East Penn Bank Conducts Course And Operates Branch in High School (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Philadelphia Campaign Encourages Residents To Increase Savings (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Area Nonprofit Organizes Financial Literacy Seminars (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Delaware Valley Credit-Counseling Service Launches Financial-Literacy Initiatives (Spring 2002) PDF
  • National Consumer Credit Counseling Service Agencies Face Growing Competition (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Can Lower Income Households Increase Savings with Financial-Management Education? (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Financial Empowerment in a Post-High School World: Delaware Teens Introduced to Personal-Finance Program (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Financial-Literacy Programs Target Students (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • First Union and PNC Offer Money-Management Seminars (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Freddie Mac Research: Counseling Reduces Home-Loan Delinquencies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs: The National Plan (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Nonprofits Pursue Different Financial-Literacy Strategies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Does Home-Ownership Education and Counseling Work? Paper Cites Need for More Research (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Subprime Lender Adopts Best Practices in Agreement with ACORN (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Financial Literacy Initiative Under Way for Underserved Communities (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Identity Fraud, Microenterprise Are Topics of Fed Videos (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • NJDCA Launches Programs That Provide Tenant Education and Security Deposit Assistance
    Winter 1999) PDF
  • New Resources, CEDRIC, Now Abailable on the Web (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Consumers Urged to "Know the Rules, Use the Tools" (Spring 1999) PDF

Government Programs

  • The Housing Market and Its Influences (Summer 2014)
  • Using Tax-Time Savings Programs to Build Assets (Winter 2014)
  • Spotlight on Research: Cities for Financial Empowerment Effort (Winter 2014)
  • CDFIs: What’s in a Name? (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs: Intermediaries for Financing to Low-Income Communities (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs Increase Access to Capital Markets, Federal Loan Programs, and Corporate Support (Fall 2013)
  • PHFA Takes Pro-Active Steps in Loan Servicing to Keep Borrowers in Their Homes (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Pennsylvania Legislation Enables Municipalities to Create Land Banks (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Small Business Lenders Have Opportunities for Collaboration on U.S. Treasury Initiative (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Preservation Is Critical (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • What Makes Cities Resilient? (Fall 2012)
  • How Can Local Governments Cope with the Fiscal Juggernaut? (Fall 2012)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • PNC Leverages New Markets Tax Credits in Rural Project (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Lack of Gap Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Projects (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Groundbreaking Deal Preserves 376 Affordable Housing Units (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The National Fund for Workforce Solutions: The Impact and Challenges of Its Workforce Partnership Model (Winter 2012)
  • Consortium Seeks Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings (Winter 2012)
  • Getting School and Workforce Systems to Work Together (Winter 2012)
  • A Federal Perspective on Workforce Development Issues (Fall 2011)
  • The U.S. Public Workforce System (Fall 2011)
  • AFC Expands Its Energy-Efficiency Lending (Fall 2010)
  • The Reform of Vacant Land Policies in Philadelphia (Fall 2010)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • ECA Addresses Challenges of Rising Energy Costs (Fall 2010)
  • TRF Manages Three New Energy Loan Funds (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Steps Toward a Clean Energy Recovery (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Drexel Advises PHA on Energy Improvements (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Is a Reverse Mortgage in Your Retirement Plans? (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Intensifies Focus on Delinquency Management (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Do Land-Use Regulations Constrain Rental Housing Development in Suburban Areas? (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • Strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment Market (Fall 2009)
  • Stimulus Bill Opportunities and Challenges for Delaware (Fall 2009)
  • Spotlight on Research: Will Income Inequality Be Reduced by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009? (Fall 2009)
  • Pennsylvania Law Covers Home Improvement Contractors (Fall 2009)
  • Delaware Enacts Payday Lending Law (Fall 2009)
  • New State and Federal Resources Help New Jersey Businesses Face Challenges of National Recession (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Credit Crunch Leads to a Boom for FHA’s Refinance Program (Fall 2008)
  • A Safer Way to Renovate and Repair in Pa. (Fall 2008)
  • Research Examines Schools and Uneven Opportunities (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • New Jersey CDFI Focuses on Child Care Facilities and Charter Schools (Winter 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: Does Subsidized Housing Investment Improve the Neighborhood? (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Educating More People About Money Through Collaboration (Winter 2007)
  • IRS Change Enables Taxpayers to Split Tax Refunds (Winter 2007)
  • New Markets Tax Credits Help Revitalize Trenton (Fall 2006)
  • Measuring the Impact of the Community Development Block Grant Program (Fall 2006)
  • What Is the New Markets Tax Credit Program? (Fall 2006)
  • A State Tax-Credit Program Becomes Even Better: CSP Becomes NPP (Summer 2006)
  • Refund Splitting Opens the Door to Asset Building (Spring 2006)
  • Maximizing Income for the Poor (Spring 2006)
  • Newtown-Area Townships Cooperate on Planning and Zoning Issues (Winter 2005)
  • Community Bank Thrives in Competitive Bank Market (Fall 2005)
  • PHFA Launches Affordable Apartment Search Tool (Fall 2005)
  • PHFA Spurs Mixed-Income Housing Construction to Revitalize Urban Neighborhoods (Winter 2004)
  • PHFA and PNC Bank Partner to Finance Mixed-Use Buildings (Winter 2004)
  • Small Business Administration’s Loan Programs Receive Boost (Spring 2005)
  • National Conference on Reinventing America's Older Communities Attracts Overflow Crowd (Spring 2004)
  • Older Suburbs: Our Past, Our Future (Winter 2003) PDF
  • NJ Program Finances Five- to 25-Unit Multifamily Properties (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Jersey Banking Department Emphasizes Community Outreach and Education (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Jersey Home Ownership Security Act of 2003 (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Far-Reaching Partnership in Pennsylvania Tax Credit Program Launched (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Sam McCullough Shares Insights from Banking And Public-Service Career (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Local Government Agencies Increase Collaboration To Leverage Funds (Winter 2002) PDF
  • DCED Provides Grants to People with Disabilities for House and Apartment Modifications (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Launches Programs for People with Disabilities (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Sovereign Bancorp, Inc. Active in Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Title I Home-Improvement Insurance Program Useful Tool for Owners with Little Equity (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Delaware State Housing Authority Has Bond, Grant, and Equity CRA Investment Opportunities (Winter 2001) PDF
  • New Jersey Economic Development Authority Seeks CRA Investments in Five Programs (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Pennsylvania's Neighborhood Assistance Program - A Popular Way to Make Grants and Get Tax Credit (Winter 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs: The National Picture (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • State Tax Credit Proposed for Building Affordable Housing, Revitalizing Neighborhoods in New Jersey (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Local Public Housing Authorities Selected for New Programs (Spring 2000) PDF
  • NJEDA Builds Partnership to Assist Women Entrepreneurs (Spring 2000) PDF
  • County Housing Trust Funds: A Source for Afforable Housing Finance in Pennsylvania (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Government, Lenders, Nonprofits Tackle Multifamily Housing Issues in New Jersey (Winter 1999) PDF
  • NJDCA Launches Programs That Provide Tenant Education and Security Deposit Assistance
    Winter 1999) PDF
  • Entrepreneurial Training Institute Counts on Bank Cooperation (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF

Housing Services

  • PHFA Takes Pro-Active Steps in Loan Servicing to Keep Borrowers in Their Homes (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Lack of Gap Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Projects (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Groundbreaking Deal Preserves 376 Affordable Housing Units (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The DCIC Charts a New Course (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • AFC Expands Its Energy-Efficiency Lending (Fall 2010)
  • ECA Addresses Challenges of Rising Energy Costs (Fall 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Is a Reverse Mortgage in Your Retirement Plans? (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Pennsylvania's Lowest-Income Renters Have the Greatest Needs (Winter 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • Pennsylvania Law Covers Home Improvement Contractors (Fall 2009)
  • Proposed Transfer of REO Properties to Local Partnerships (Winter 2009)
  • N.J. Nonprofit Signs Deal for Mortgages (Winter 2009)
  • Curriculum on REO Properties (Winter 2009)
  • A Safer Way to Renovate and Repair in Pa. (Fall 2008)
  • Spotlight on AchieveAbility: Education Is Key to Becoming Self-Sufficient (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Parents Are Key to Youth IDAs (Spring 2006)
  • Bank Leadership in Consortium Builds on Tradition of Community Involvement (Fall 2005)
  • Delaware Bank Takes Flexible Approach for EITC Savers (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • DCED Provides Grants to People with Disabilities for House and Apartment Modifications (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Launches Programs for People with Disabilities (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Self-Determination Project Broadens Housing Options for People with Disabilities (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Residential Living Options, Inc. Helps Those with Disabilities Realize Housing Goals (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Saint Joseph's Offers Its Expertise to Others in Delaware Valley (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency Plans About $200 Million in Mortgage Revenue Bonds (Winter 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • First Union and PNC Offer Money-Management Seminars (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Bank's Participation Recognized in CRA Exam (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Wilmington Trust Helps Public Housing Residents Save (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Electronic Transfer Accounts Benefits Both Financial Institutions and Consumers (Winter 1999) PDF

Investments

  • One River — Two Cities (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • PNC Leverages New Markets Tax Credits in Rural Project (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Groundbreaking Deal Preserves 376 Affordable Housing Units (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Reform of Vacant Land Policies in Philadelphia (Fall 2010)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • Drexel Advises PHA on Energy Improvements (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Steps Toward a Clean Energy Recovery (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • Strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment Market (Fall 2009)
  • Servicers Agree on Foreclosure Guidelines (Fall 2008)
  • How Can Foundations Change Urban Markets? (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Venture Investment Fuels Job Expansion in Rural Area (Summer 2006)
  • Under the Wings of Angel Investors (Summer 2006)
  • Fannie Mae’s American Communities Fund® Supports Intermediaries (Winter 2005)
  • Standard & Poor’s Gives AAA Rating to Community Reinvestment Fund Offering Backed by Affordable Multifamily Loans (Spring 2005)
  • CRA Investments Posted; Cascade Becomes Quarterly Publication (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Penn Succeeds as Investor and Developer (Spring 2004)
  • First New Markets Tax Credit Awardees Seek Investors (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Far-Reaching Partnership in Pennsylvania Tax Credit Program Launched (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Allfirst Commits $1 Million in Grants to Nonprofits in Three Cities and Receives Pennsylvania Tax Credits (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Delaware State Housing Authority Has Bond, Grant, and Equity CRA Investment Opportunities (Winter 2001) PDF
  • New Jersey Economic Development Authority Seeks CRA Investments in Five Programs (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Penn Venture Partners Focuses on Venture Capital in Primarily Rural 34-County Pennsylvania Region (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Financial Empowerment in a Post-High School World: Delaware Teens Indroduced to Personal-Finance Program (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs: The National Picture (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Understanding CRA Investments Requires a New Lexicon (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Bank Makes Equity Equivalent Investment in CDFI (Winter 2000) PDF
  • National City Community Development Corporation Creates Affordable Housing Partnership in Pennsylvania (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Bank, CDFI Form Economic Partnership (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • CDFIs Have a Friend in Pennsylvania (Spring 2000) PDF
  • New Report Spotlights Growing CDFI Strength, Effectiveness (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Opportunities for Community Development Investments (Winter 1999) PDF
  • LISC Launches Community Development REIT (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • What Is a Real Estate Investment Trust? (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF

Loans/Lending

  • Why Do the Unbanked Use Alternative Financial Services? (Winter 2014)
  • Student Loans: A Primer (Winter 2014)
  • CDFIs: What’s in a Name? (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs: Intermediaries for Financing to Low-Income Communities (Fall 2013)
  • Building CDFI Capacity in Lending and Business Models (Fall 2013)
  • PHFA Takes Pro-Active Steps in Loan Servicing to Keep Borrowers in Their Homes (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Small Business Lenders Have Opportunities for Collaboration on U.S. Treasury Initiative (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • PNC Leverages New Markets Tax Credits in Rural Project (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Lack of Gap Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Projects (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Forum Focuses on Effective Community Development Corporations (Winter 2012)
  • Economic Implications of Natural Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale Region (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Management Team Key to Charter Schools’ Success (Winter 2011)
  • New Jersey Community Capital Strengthens Charter Schools (Winter 2011)
  • ShoreBank’s Legacy and Vision Continue: A Practitioner’s Perspective (Winter 2011)
  • Spotlight on Research: What Determines Automobile Loan Defaults and Prepayment? (Winter 2011)
  • AFC Expands Its Energy-Efficiency Lending (Fall 2010)
  • Reactive of Proactive? (Fall 2010)
  • ARRA Funds Energy-Efficiency Financing in Over 40 States (Fall 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Is a Reverse Mortgage in Your Retirement Plans? (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Intensifies Focus on Delinquency Management (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Balancing Enterprise, Environment, and Equity (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • CDFI Business Lending Grows During Recession (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Winter 2009)
  • Credit Crunch Leads to a Boom for FHA’s Refinance Program (Fall 2008)
  • A Safer Way to Renovate and Repair in Pa. (Fall 2008)
  • Pennsylvania's Credit Unions Offer Payday Lending Alternative (Fall 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: A Closer Look at Subprime Borrowers (Fall 2008)
  • Servicers Agree on Foreclosure Guidelines (Fall 2008)
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund Analyzes Nonprofit Businesses (Winter 2008)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • NCALL Loan Fund: Filling Funding Gaps (Winter 2008)
  • New Jersey CDFI Focuses on Child Care Facilities and Charter Schools (Winter 2008)
  • Lender Shares Community Development Insights (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Urban Developer Reflects on Community Development Financing (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Developer’s Viewpoint: Urban Markets Strengthen, But Standard Real Estate Products Are Not Suited for Mixed-Use Urban Development Communities (Winter 2005)
  • Susquehanna Patriot Bank: Where Relationships Build Strong Communities (Fall 2005)
  • Community Bank Thrives in Competitive Bank Market (Fall 2005)
  • Bank Leadership in Consortium Builds on Tradition of Community Involvement (Fall 2005)
  • Community-Bank Lending Consortium Expands Financing and Membership (Fall 2005)
  • Banks Make Home Improvement Loans to Philadelphia Residents With Impaired Credit (Winter 2004)
  • PHFA Spurs Mixed-Income Housing Construction to Revitalize Urban Neighborhoods (Winter 2004)
  • Standard & Poor's Revises Criteria for Mortgage-Backed Securities (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Predatory Lending: How Pervasive Is It? (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Community Bank-Nonprofit Partnership Provides Car Loans to Entry-Level Workers (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Wilmington Nonprofit Expands Security-Deposit Loan Program for Renters (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • NJ Program Finances Five- to 25-Unit Multifamily Properties (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Community Banks Forge Community Development Corporation (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Citizens Bank Increases Home-Mortgage and SBA Lending in Third District (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Fed Takes Aim at Predatory Lending (Spring 2002) PDF
  • James L. Lynch: Fleet Seeks Partnership with Nonprofits and Commits $2 Million to
    Venture Capital Fund (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Spring 2002) PDF
  • National Consumer Credit Counseling Service Agencies Face Growing Competition (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Nazareth National Bank & Trust Company Purchases Loans Made by Allentown NHS (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Sovereign Bancorp, Inc. Active in Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Stephen D. Steinour: Citizens Bank Seeks Multi-Year Community Partnerships, Adds Sabbatical Program (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Waypoint Bank Becomes Leader in Third-Party Home-Improvement Loans (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Fed Proposes Regulatory Changes to Prevent Lending Abuses (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Predatory Lending: Some Tips for Diagnosis and Prevention (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Third District HMDA Analysis 1998-1999 (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Chicago NHS Starts Loan Pool to Refinance Predatory Loans (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Message From the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Subprime Lender Adopts Best Practices in Agreement with ACORN (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Does a Consortium Make Sense? (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Message From the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Predatory Lending (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • ABC Creates Lease to Purchase Initiative (Spring 2000) PDF
  • County Housing Trust Funds: A Source for Affordable Housing Finance in Pennsylvania (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Government, Lenders, Nonprofits Tackle Multifamily Housing Issues in New Jersey (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Credit Scoring: Friend or Foe (Spring 1999) PDF
  • Fair Lending Issues (Spring 1999) PDF
  • Ways to Work Program Gets Help from Consortium of Banks in South Jersey (Spring 1999) PDF

New Jersey

  • Mapping Our Community — Third Federal Reserve District (Summer 2014)
  • Reversing the Cycle of Poverty (Summer 2014)
  • CDCs: What Does Success Look Like? (Summer 2014)
  • Using Tax-Time Savings Programs to Build Assets (Winter 2014)
  • Spotlight on Research: Cities for Financial Empowerment Effort (Winter 2014)
  • Mapping Our Community (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs Increase Access to Capital Markets, Federal Loan Programs, and Corporate Support (Fall 2013)
  • One River — Two Cities (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Susquehanna Bank Participates in Economic Development on Camden’s Waterfront (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Small Business Lenders Have Opportunities for Collaboration on U.S. Treasury Initiative (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Preservation Is Critical (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • CDFI Adapts to Small Business Credit Challenges (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Forum Focuses on Effective Community Development Corporations (Winter 2012)
  • ARRA Funds Energy-Efficiency Financing in Over 40 States (Fall 2010)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • Steps Toward a Clean Energy Recovery (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • States Fight Foreclosure Rescue Scams (Fall 2009)
  • Credit Unions Pursue Small Business Loans (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Established Businesses Seek Help from SBDCs (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • New State and Federal Resources Help New Jersey Businesses Face Challenges of National Recession (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Recent Study Examines Poverty in Atlantic City (Winter 2009)
  • N.J. Nonprofit Signs Deal for Mortgages (Winter 2009)
  • Credit Crunch Leads to a Boom for FHA’s Refinance Program (Fall 2008)
  • New Jersey CDFI Focuses on Child Care Facilities and Charter Schools (Winter 2008)
  • Health and Wealth Go Hand in Hand (Winter 2007)
  • Banks Help Children Learn to Save (Winter 2007)
  • Bank of America Wants Customers to Keep Their Change (Winter 2007)
  • Parents Are Key to Youth IDAs (Spring 2006)
  • Educators Teach Children to be Financially Savvy (Spring 2006)
  • Video on Lending Abuses and Discussion Papers (Winter 2005)
  • Susquehanna Patriot Bank: Where Relationships Build Strong Communities (Fall 2005)
  • Roma Bank: A CRA Success Story (Fall 2005)
  • Isles Adopts Regional Focus for Greater Impact (Summer 2005)
  • Pennsauken, NJ, Community Strives for Integration (Summer 2005)
  • RCAs Contrary to the Goals of Regional Equity (Summer 2005)
  • Arts District Invigorates Millville's Downtown (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • New Markets Tax Credit Allocations Made to NJEDA, TRF, and GSA Management (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Standard & Poor's Revises Criteria for Mortgage-Backed Securities (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • MEND Pursues Transit-Oriented Housing Development Strategy (Spring 2004)
  • Lenders Seek Clarification of NJ's New Predatory-Lending Law (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • NJ Program Finances Five- to 25-Unit Multifamily Properties (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Jersey Banking Department Emphasizes Community Outreach and Education (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • New Jersey Home Ownership Security Act of 2003 (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Commerce Bank Provides Financial Education to Nearly 100,000 Students (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Heart of Camden Accelerates Pace of Renovations in Camden (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Sr. Peg Hynes — “She worked very hard for the good of people.” (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Equity Bank: Children’s Savings Program Creates Goodwill — and New Business! (Spring 2003) PDF
  • District News (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Financial-Literacy Programs Target Students (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Nonprofits Pursue Different Financial-Literacy Strategies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Third District HMDA Analysis 1998-1999 (Spring 2001) PDF
  • NJ State Government Funds Faith-Based Organizations (Winter 2000) PDF
  • State Tax Credits Proposed for Building Affordable Housing, Revitalizing Neighborhoods in New Jersey (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • NJEDA Builds Partnership to Assist Women Entrepreneurs (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Government, Lenders, Nonprofits Tackle Multifamily Housing Issues in New Jersey (Winter 1999) PDF
  • NJDCA Launches Programs That Provide Tenant Education and Security Deposit Assistance
    Winter 1999) PDF
  • Entrepreneurial Training Institute Counts on Bank Cooperation (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Smaller Multifamily Building Represents Unmet Credit Needs (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Ways to Work Program Gets Help from Consortium of Banks in South Jersey (Spring 1999) PDF

Nonprofits

  • Reversing the Cycle of Poverty (Summer 2014)
  • CDCs: What Does Success Look Like? (Summer 2014)
  • Using Tax-Time Savings Programs to Build Assets (Winter 2014)
  • CDFIs: What’s in a Name? (Fall 2013)
  • Goldman Sach Expands Small Business Initiative (Fall 2013)
  • Building CDFI Capacity in Lending and Business Models (Fall 2013)
  • Community Outlook Survey Provides an Additional Resource for LMI Service Providers (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Keys to Success for Small Industrial Cities (Fall 2012)
  • Anchors Aweigh: Why Do Anchor Institutions Matter? (Fall 2012)
  • The Creative Economy Spurs Economic Development (Fall 2012)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Observations on Employment and Training at Impact Services (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • PNC Leverages New Markets Tax Credits in Rural Project (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Lack of Gap Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Projects (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Groundbreaking Deal Preserves 376 Affordable Housing Units (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The National Fund for Workforce Solutions: The Impact and Challenges of Its Workforce Partnership Model (Winter 2012)
  • Training for Jobs in the Emerging Energy-Efficiency Industry (Winter 2012)
  • Workforce Development Partnership Serves Both Employers and Employees (Fall 2011)
  • Lessons Emerge from 19 Years of HOPE VI Funding (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Maintaining the Viability of Small-Scale Rental Housing (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Moving Forward in a Time of Change: The Future of the Community Development Industry (Winter 2011)
  • Land Banks as a Redevelopment Tool (Fall 2010)
  • ECA Addresses Challenges of Rising Energy Costs (Fall 2010)
  • TRF Manages Three New Energy Loan Funds (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Steps Toward a Clean Energy Recovery (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Intensifies Focus on Delinquency Management (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Pennsylvania's Lowest-Income Renters Have the Greatest Needs (Winter 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Preserving the Small Rental Housing Sector (Winter 2010)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • Strengthening the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investment Market (Fall 2009)
  • Delaware Enacts Payday Lending Law (Fall 2009)
  • Proposed Transfer of REO Properties to Local Partnerships (Winter 2009)
  • N.J. Nonprofit Signs Deal for Mortgages (Winter 2009)
  • How Can Foundations Change Urban Markets? (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund Analyzes Nonprofit Businesses (Winter 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: How Can CDFIs Measure Economic and Social Impact? (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • Good Data Drive Good Investment Decisions (Winter 2008)
  • NCALL Loan Fund: Filling Funding Gaps (Winter 2008)
  • New Jersey CDFI Focuses on Child Care Facilities and Charter Schools (Winter 2008)
  • Lender Shares Community Development Insights (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Reviving Commercial Corridors (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Spotlight on AchieveAbility: Education Is Key to Becoming Self-Sufficient (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • A School About Money for Adults (Winter 2007)
  • A State Tax-Credit Program Becomes Even Better: CSP Becomes NPP (Summer 2006)
  • New Predevelopment Funds for Rental Housing Preservation (Summer 2006)
  • Bank and Nonprofit Help Moderate-Income Families Build Assets (Spring 2006)
  • Maximizing Income for the Poor (Spring 2006)
  • Philadelphia Employers Participate in Home•Buy•Now (Spring 2006)
  • Video on Lending Abuses and Discussion Papers (Winter 2005)
  • Smart Growth America Active on Vacant Property Campaign (Winter 2005)
  • Susquehanna Patriot Bank: Where Relationships Build Strong Communities (Fall 2005)
  • Isles Adopts Regional Focus for Greater Impact (Summer 2005)
  • Pennsauken, NJ, Community Strives for Integration (Summer 2005)
  • FHLB Initiative: Blueprint Communities (Spring 2005)
  • Wachovia Regional Foundation Funds Neighborhood Planning and Development (Spring 2005)
  • Nonprofit Developer Active in Temple University Neighborhood (Winter 2004)
  • Church-Based CDC Helps Build Assets and Skills in Delaware (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • MEND Pursues Transit-Oriented Housing Development Strategy (Spring 2004)
  • 10,000 Friends of PA Honors Excellence in Design and Development (Winter 2003) PDF
  • The Reinvestment Fund Pursues Smart-Growth Agenda (Winter 2003) PDF
  • Urban-Environmental Smart-Growth Partnerships Focus on Quality of Life (Winter 2003
  • CDC Committee Is Catalyst for Brownfields Redevelopment (Winter 2003) PDF
  • Community Bank-Nonprofit Partnership Provides Car Loans to Entry-Level Workers (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Wilmington Nonprofit Expands Security-Deposit Loan Program for Renters (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Heart of Camden Accelerates Pace of Renovations in Camden (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Sr. Peg Hynes — “She worked very hard for the good of people.” (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Nueva Esperanza Builds Brighter Future For Hispanics in North Philadelphia (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Nonprofit Builds New Houses in Chester, PA (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Philadelphia Campaign Encourages Residents To Increase Savings (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Area Nonprofit Organizes Financial Literacy Seminars (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Nonprofits Launch Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Community Coalitions Help Low-Income Families Obtain Earned Income Tax Credit and Build Assets (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Saint Joseph's Offers Its Expertise to Others in Delaware Valley (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Women's Community Revitalization Project Plans Regional Pre-Development Facilities Fund (Spring 2002) PDF
  • Allfirst Commits $1 Million in Grants to Nonprofits in Three Cities and Receives Pennsylvania Tax Credits (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Financial-Literacy Programs Target Students (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • First Union and PNC Offer Money-Management Seminars (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs: The National Picture (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Nonprofits Pursue Different Financial-Literacy Strategies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • NJ State Government Funds Faith-Based Organizations (Winter 2000) PDF
  • New Nonprofit Focuses on Preserving Affordable Housing (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Other National Affordable Housing Preservation Efforts (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Government, Lenders, Nonprofits Tackle Multifamily Housing Issues in New Jersey (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Ways to Work Program Gets Help from Consortium of Banks in South Jersey (Spring 1999) PDF

Pennsylvania

  • Mapping Our Community — Third Federal Reserve District (Summer 2014)
  • Reversing the Cycle of Poverty (Summer 2014)
  • CDCs: What Does Success Look Like? (Summer 2014)
  • Data Visualization as a Community Development Tool (Summer 2014)
  • In Memoriam: Frederick Heldring (Winter 2014)
  • Mapping Our Community (Fall 2013)
  • Goldman Sach Expands Small Business Initiative (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs Increase Access to Capital Markets, Federal Loan Programs, and Corporate Support (Fall 2013)
  • PHFA Takes Pro-Active Steps in Loan Servicing to Keep Borrowers in Their Homes (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Pennsylvania Legislation Enables Municipalities to Create Land Banks (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • One River — Two Cities (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Small Business Lenders Have Opportunities for Collaboration on U.S. Treasury Initiative (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Preservation Is Critical (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • What Makes Cities Resilient? (Fall 2012)
  • The Creative Economy Spurs Economic Development (Fall 2012)
  • How Can Local Governments Cope with the Fiscal Juggernaut? (Fall 2012)
  • Urban Education: Models That Work (Fall 2012)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Observations on Employment and Training at Impact Services (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • PNC Leverages New Markets Tax Credits in Rural Project (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The Lack of Gap Funding for Affordable Rental Housing Projects (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Groundbreaking Deal Preserves 376 Affordable Housing Units (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The National Fund for Workforce Solutions: The Impact and Challenges of Its Workforce Partnership Model (Winter 2012)
  • Forum Focuses on Effective Community Development Corporations (Winter 2012)
  • Training for Jobs in the Emerging Energy-Efficiency Industry (Winter 2012)
  • Consortium Seeks Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings (Winter 2012)
  • Workforce Development Partnership Serves Both Employers and Employees (Fall 2011)
  • The Collapse of the Labor Market for 16- to 24-Year-Olds (Fall 2011)
  • Economic Implications of Natural Gas Drilling in the Marcellus Shale Region (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Lessons Emerge from 19 Years of HOPE VI Funding (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Maintaining the Viability of Small-Scale Rental Housing (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • AFC Expands Its Energy-Efficiency Lending (Fall 2010)
  • The Reform of Vacant Land Policies in Philadelphia (Fall 2010)
  • ECA Addresses Challenges of Rising Energy Costs (Fall 2010)
  • Steps Toward a Clean Energy Recovery (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Drexel Advises PHA on Energy Improvements (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • TRF Manages Three New Energy Loan Funds (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Intensifies Focus on Delinquency Management (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Balancing Enterprise, Environment, and Equity (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Pennsylvania's Lowest-Income Renters Have the Greatest Needs (Winter 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Energy Renovations Help Preserve Rental Housing (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Smart Rehab for Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • HUD Awards $95 Million to Third District for Neighborhood Stabilization (Fall 2009)
  • States Fight Foreclosure Rescue Scams (Fall 2009)
  • Pennsylvania Law Covers Home Improvement Contractors (Fall 2009)
  • Credit Unions Pursue Small Business Loans (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Established Businesses Seek Help from SBDCs (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • LDDs Offer a Window on Rural Pennsylvania (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Credit Crunch Leads to a Boom for FHA’s Refinance Program (Fall 2008)
  • A Safer Way to Renovate and Repair in Pa. (Fall 2008)
  • Pennsylvania's Credit Unions Offer Payday Lending Alternative (Fall 2008)
  • Urban Anchors Fuel Economic Growth and Civic Progress (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • How Can Foundations Change Urban Markets? (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • Nonprofit Finance Fund Analyzes Nonprofit Businesses (Winter 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • Good Data Drive Good Investment Decisions (Winter 2008)
  • A Matter of Main Streets (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Lender Shares Community Development Insights (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Reviving Commercial Corridors (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Spotlight on AchieveAbility: Education Is Key to Becoming Self-Sufficient (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Urban Developer Reflects on Community Development Financing (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Educating More People About Money Through Collaboration (Winter 2007)
  • Banks Help Children Learn to Save (Winter 2007)
  • Bank of America Wants Customers to Keep Their Change (Winter 2007)
  • Rural Census Tracts and Disaster Areas Become CRA-Eligibl (Fall 2006)
  • Banks Open Branches in Low-Income Areas (Summer 2006)
  • Venture Investment Fuels Job Expansion in Rural Area (Summer 2006)
  • A State Tax-Credit Program Becomes Even Better: CSP Becomes NPP (Summer 2006)
  • New Predevelopment Funds for Rental Housing Preservation (Summer 2006)
  • H&R Block Helps Customers Build Assets (Spring 2006)
  • Parents Are Key to Youth IDAs (Spring 2006)
  • Bank and Nonprofit Help Moderate-Income Families Build Assets (Spring 2006)
  • Philadelphia Employers Participate in Home•Buy•Now (Spring 2006)
  • Educators Teach Children to be Financially Savvy (Spring 2006)
  • Maximizing Income for the Poor (Spring 2006)
  • Berks County Community Foundation Is Catalyst on Economic Development (Winter 2005)
  • Fannie Mae’s American Communities Fund® Supports Intermediaries (Winter 2005)
  • Smart Growth America Active on Vacant Property Campaign (Winter 2005)
  • Newtown-Area Townships Cooperate on Planning and Zoning Issues (Winter 2005)
  • Older Cities Modernize Zoning and Development-Review Process (Winter 2005)
  • PolicyLink Report Proposes Action for Equitable Opportunity (Winter 2005)
  • Community Bank Strategy Flourishes in Rural Pennsylvania (Fall 2005)
  • Community Bank Takes Lead in Downtown Revitalization Project (Fall 2005)
  • Community Bank Thrives in Competitive Bank Market (Fall 2005)
  • Bank Leadership in Consortium Builds on Tradition of Community Involvement (Fall 2005)
  • Community-Bank Lending Consortium Expands Financing and Membership (Fall 2005)
  • PHFA Launches Affordable Apartment Search Tool (Fall 2005)
  • Houstoun’s Four Targets for Regional Equity (Summer 2005)
  • Pennsylvania Banking Department Announces Plan to Combat Foreclosures (Spring 2005)
  • FHLB Initiative: Blueprint Communities (Spring 2005)
  • Pennsylvania Launches Broad-Based Response to Foreclosure Problem (Winter 2004)
  • New Markets Tax Credit Allocations Made to NJEDA, TRF, and GSA Management (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Temple University Initiatives Spur Development (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Penn Succeeds as Investor and Developer (Spring 2004)
  • Penn Creates Model Public School, Fights Crime, Increases Homeownership, and Boosts Minority Purchasing (Spring 2004)
  • PNC Integrates Community Development Banking in Its Delaware Valley Branches (Spring 2004)
  • Cities and Suburbs Need to Forge Alliances in Light of New Metropolitan Reality (Winter 2003) PDF
  • William Penn Foundation Backs Innovative Regional Revitalization Strategies (Winter 2003) PDF
  • 10,000 Friends of PA Honors Excellence in Design and Development (Winter 2003) PDF
  • The Reinvestment Fund Pursues Smart-Growth Agenda (Winter 2003) PDF
  • Should Philadelphia's Suburbs Help Their Central City? (Winter 2003) PDF
  • Older Suburbs: Our Past, Our Future (Winter 2003) PDF
  • CDC Committee Is Catalyst for Brownfields Redevelopment (Winter 2003) PDF
  • Commerce Bank Provides Financial Education to Nearly 100,000 Students (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Community Bank-Nonprofit Partnership Provides Car Loans to Entry-Level Workers (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Church Credit Union Makes Impact With Youth Savings and Financial-Literacy Program (Spring 2003) PDF
  • East Penn Bank Conducts Course And Operates Branch in High School (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Community Banks Forge Community Development Corporation (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Far-Reaching Partnership in Pennsylvania Tax Credit Program Launched (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Nueva Esperanza Builds Brighter Future For Hispanics in North Philadelphia (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Brownfields Fund Seeks Investors While California Fund Makes Initial Loans (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Sam McCullough Shares Insights from Banking And Public-Service Career (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Local Government Agencies Increase Collaboration To Leverage Funds (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Nonprofit Builds New Houses in Chester, PA (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Philadelphia Campaign Encourages Residents To Increase Savings (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Area Nonprofit Organizes Financial Literacy Seminars (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Nonprofits Launch Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign (Winter 2002) PDF
  • Pennsylvania's Neighborhood Assistance Program - A Popular Way to Make Grants and Get Tax Credit (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Financial-Literacy Programs Target Students (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs Advance in Pennsylvania; Programs Launched in New Jersey and Delaware (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Brownfields Fund Moves into Implementation Phase (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Third District HMDA Analysis 1998-1999 (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Bank Makes Equity Equivalent Investment in CDFI (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Bank's Participation Recognized in CRA Exam (Winter 2000) PDF
  • National City Community Development Corporation Creates Affordable Housing Partnership in Pennsylvania (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Public-Housing Residents Become Home Buyers (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Bank, CDFI Form Economic Partnership (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Financial Literacy Initiatives Under Way for Underserved Communities (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Financial Resources for the Environment (FRE) Develops Mission Statement (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Pennsylvania Utilities Form Renewable Energy Funds (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • ABC Creates Lease to Purchase Initiative (Spring 2000) PDF
  • CDFIs Have a Friend in Pennsylvania (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Local Public Housing Authorities Selected for New Programs (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Planning Process for Pennsylvania Brownfields Is Under Way (Spring 2000) PDF
  • County Housing Trust Funds: A Source for Affordable Housing Finance in Pennsylvania (Winter 1999) PDF
  • An Innovative Brownfields Initiative Catches Fire in Pennsylvania (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Eastern College Announces Program in Urban Economic Development at New Institute for Urban Studies (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Wilkes-Barre Banks Land for Future Development (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • City of Bethlehem and ABC Join Forces on the Bethlehem Home Ownership Project (Spring 1999) PDF
  • Rural Housing Development (Spring 1999) PDF

Research

  • Mapping Our Community — Third Federal Reserve District (Summer 2014)
  • Reinventing Older Communities: Bridging Growth & Opportunity (Summer 2014)
  • CDCs: What Does Success Look Like? (Summer 2014)
  • Data Visualization as a Community Development Tool (Summer 2014)
  • Ohio Funders Promote Collaboration on Economic Development and Opportunity (Summer 2014)
  • Asset Diversification and Low Debt Are the Keys to Building and Maintaining Wealth (Winter 2014)
  • The Federal Reserve’s Role in Community Development — An Interview with Sandra Braunstein (Winter 2014)
  • Why Do the Unbanked Use Alternative Financial Services? (Winter 2014)
  • Mapping Our Community (Winter 2014)
  • Student Loans: A Primer (Winter 2014)
  • Spotlight on Research: Cities for Financial Empowerment Effort (Winter 2014)
  • Spotlight on Research: Youth Debt and College Graduation (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Community Outlook Survey Provides an Additional Resource for LMI Service Providers (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • What Makes Cities Resilient? (Fall 2012)
  • Keys to Success for Small Industrial Cities (Fall 2012)
  • Spotlight on Research: The Distributional Impact of Negative Equity (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • The National Fund for Workforce Solutions: The Impact and Challenges of Its Workforce Partnership Model (Winter 2012)
  • Spotlight on Research: Early Labor Experiences of Young Men: Underlying Factors and Later Consequences (Winter 2012)
  • The Collapse of the Labor Market for 16- to 24-Year-Olds (Fall 2011)
  • Spotlight on Research: The Economic Benefits of a Community College Education (Fall 2011)
  • Workforce Development Resources (Fall 2011)
  • New Book Probes the American Mortgage System (Fall 2011)
  • Spotlight on Research: The Distributional Impact of Unemployment (Spring/Summer 2011)
  • Spotlight on Research: What Determines Automobile Loan Defaults and Prepayment? (Winter 2011)
  • ECA Addresses Challenges of Rising Energy Costs (Fall 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Sustainable Housing: Consumers’ Perspectives (Fall 2010)
  • Drexel Advises PHA on Energy Improvements (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Is a Reverse Mortgage in Your Retirement Plans? (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Pennsylvania's Lowest-Income Renters Have the Greatest Needs (Winter 2010)
  • Tenants in Foreclosed Properties Have New Rights (Winter 2010)
  • Do Land-Use Regulations Constrain Rental Housing Development in Suburban Areas? (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Spotlight on Research: Will Income Inequality Be Reduced by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009? (Fall 2009)
  • Spotlight on Research: Small Business' Access to Credit (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Spotlight on Research: A Closer Look at Subprime Borrowers (Fall 2008)
  • Federal Reserve Study Shows Continued Decrease in Check Usage (Fall 2008)
  • Research Examines Schools and Uneven Opportunities (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • Research Perspective: How Does Place Matter? (Spring/Summer 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: How Can CDFIs Measure Economic and Social Impact? (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • Good Data Drive Good Investment Decisions (Winter 2008)
  • NCALL Loan Fund: Filling Funding Gaps (Winter 2008)
  • Spotlight on Research: Does Subsidized Housing Investment Improve the Neighborhood? (Spring/Summer 2007)
  • Changes in Family Finances (Winter 2007)
  • Measuring the Impact of the Community Development Block Grant Program (Fall 2006)
  • Building Wealth and Ownership for All Americans (Summer 2006)
  • Disasters, Public Needs, and Public Policy (Summer 2006)
  • Asset Building In Latino Families and Communities (Spring 2006)
  • Spotlight on Research: Urban Success Stories—Reputation or Reality? (Winter 2005)
  • Per Capita Personal Income Differences Among States (Summer 2005)
  • CRA and Racial Housing Patterns (Spring 2005)
  • Foreclosures: Factors That Influence Default and Loss Rates (Winter 2004)
  • Predatory Lending: How Pervasive Is It? (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • 10 Ways to Reinvent Rural Regions (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • Are Economic Development Incentives a Failure? (Spring 2004)
  • Should Philadelphia's Suburbs Help Their Central City? (Winter 2003) PDF
  • New Lending and Demographic Data And Financial-Education Resources Are Added to Philadelphia Fed’s Web Site (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Can Lower Income Households Increase Savings with Financial-Management Education? (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Financial Empowerment in a Post-High School World: Delaware Teens Introduced to Personal-Finance Program (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Financial-Literacy Programs Target Students (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Freddie Mac Research: Counseling Reduces Home-Loan Delinquencies (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • IDAs: The National Picture (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Message from the Community Development Studies and Education Officer (Summer/Fall 2001) PDF
  • Does Home-Ownership Education and Counseling Work? Paper Cites Need for More Research (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Third District HMDA Analysis 1998-1999 (Spring 2001) PDF
  • Social Compact Develops New Tools for Analyzing Urban Neighborhoods (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • New Report Spotlights Growing CDFI Strength, Effectiveness (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Government, Lenders, Nonprofits Tackle Multifamily Housing Issues in New Jersey (Winter 1999) PDF
  • New Resources, CEDRIC, Now Available on the Web (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF

Rural Housing

  • Groundbreaking Deal Preserves 376 Affordable Housing Units (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • Resident-Owned Manufactured Home Communities (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • Pennsylvania's Lowest-Income Renters Have the Greatest Needs (Winter 2010)
  • Strategies to Encourage Quality Rentals (Winter 2010)
  • Rural Census Tracts and Disaster Areas Become CRA-Eligible (Fall 2006)
  • Banks Open Branches in Low-Income Areas (Summer 2006)
  • Rural Opportunities, Inc. Develops Financial-Literacy and Entrepreneurship Curricula for Rural Youths (Spring 2003) PDF
  • Penn Venture Partners Focuses on Venture Capital in Primarily Rural 34-County Pennsylvania Region (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Delaware Rural Housing Consortium Develops Three-Year Plan (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Rural Housing Development (Spring 1999) PDF

Small Business

  • CDFIs: Intermediaries for Financing to Low-Income Communities (Fall 2013)
  • Goldman Sach Expands Small Business Initiative (Fall 2013)
  • Building CDFI Capacity in Lending and Business Models (Fall 2013)
  • CDFIs Increase Access to Capital Markets, Federal Loan Programs, and Corporate Support (Fall 2013)
  • Small Business Lenders Have Opportunities for Collaboration on U.S. Treasury Initiative (Winter/Spring 2013)
  • Nonprofit Focuses on Employment Training and Business and Community Development (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • CDFI Adapts to Small Business Credit Challenges (Spring/Summer 2012)
  • AFC Expands Its Energy-Efficiency Lending (Fall 2010)
  • Bankers Explain Constraints on CRA Lending and Investing (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Intensifies Focus on Delinquency Management (Spring/Summer 2010)
  • CDFI Business Lending Grows During Recession (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Recovery Act Gives SBA Tools to Boost Small Businesses (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • New State and Federal Resources Help New Jersey Businesses Face Challenges of National Recession (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Established Businesses Seek Help from SBDCs (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Credit Unions Pursue Small Business Loans (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Spotlight on Research:Small Businesses' Access to Credit (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • LDDs Offer a Window on Rural Pennsylvania (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • State of Delaware and Banks Assist Businesses (Spring/Summer 2009)
  • Community First Fund Expands and Diversifies (Winter 2008)
  • The Progress Fund: Harnessing Tourism for Economic Development (Winter 2008)
  • Demand Grows for CDFI Financing (Winter 2008)
  • Credit Counseling for Small Business Owners (Winter 2007)
  • Venture Investment Fuels Job Expansion in Rural Area (Summer 2006)
  • Under the Wings of Angel Investors (Summer 2006)
  • Small Business Administration’s Loan Programs Receive Boost (Spring 2005)
  • CDFI Expands Business Lending in Southern New Jersey (Winter 2004)
  • Enterprise Center Focuses on High-Growth Minority-Owned Businesses (Winter 2004)
  • New Markets Tax Credit Allocations Made to NJEDA, TRF, and GSA Management (Summer/Fall 2004)
  • New Markets Tax Credits - New Stimulus for Economic Development (Summer/Fall 2003) PDF
  • Fleet Strengthens Small-Business Products and Provides $750,000 Grant to Camden , NJ, Project (Spring 2002) PDF
  • GS Capital Provides Venture Capital to Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses on East Coast (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Minority-Owned Businesses Receive Small Amount of Equity Investments Made (Winter 2001) PDF
  • Murex Investments I, L.P. Plans to Invest in Businesses Located in Very Low-Income Areas
    Winter 2001) PDF
  • Philadelphia Fed's Minority Entrepreneurs Conference Called a Success (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Texas Banks Form Venture Capital Fund (Winter 2000) PDF
  • Does a Consortium Make Sense? (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Identity Fraud, Microenterprise Are Topics of Fed Videos (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • Philadelphia Fed to Host Minority Entrepreneurs Conference (Summer/Fall 2000) PDF
  • NJEDA Builds Partnership to Assist Women Entrepreneurs (Spring 2000) PDF
  • Business Access to Capital and Credit Conference: Summary of Proceedings Available (Winter 1999) PDF
  • Business Incubators Nurture Potential Major Leaguers (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF
  • Entrepreneurial Training Institute Counts on Bank Cooperation (Summer/Fall 1999) PDF