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Oct. 19, 2015

Labor Force Participation in the Fifth District

This issue of 5th District Footprint examines labor force participation (LFP) rates in the Fifth District before and after the Great Recession.


Sept. 8, 2015

Mortgage Performance Summaries

Update: Second Quarter 2015

Conferences & Events

View our upcoming conferences and programs, or view our past programs, such as our EITC-focused programs in the District of Columbia, North Carolina, and Maryland or our participation in the 30th Annual Emerging Issues Forum.

NLP Summit

Nov. 10, 2015 | Conference or Event

2015 Nonprofit Summit

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Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are specialized financial institutions operating in markets that are underserved by traditional financial institutions. This section provides information on CDFIs, with a particular focus on the Southeast region of the U.S. In addition, it includes a dedicated section on CDFI banks, also knows and Community Development Banks (CDBs).

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Data and Mapping
A compilation of links to select data sources and mapping tools are available here. PolicyMap’s web-based mapping tool, Map Your Community, is one of the resources provided. Users can create, customize and print maps of communities, counties and states using a select number of economic and demographic indicators.

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The Foreclosure section provides a comprehensive list of both national and local foreclosure prevention information, resources and data. The site is aimed at connecting organizations, communities, consumers and financial institutions with the resources they need to help mitigate foreclosure losses.


Policy summaries of community development related regulations and provisions and accompanying publications and resources.

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Small Business
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is committed to supporting small businesses in the Fifth District. This web page highlights our programs and resources aimed at helping small businesses access the technical and financial resources they need. They are categorized by location: VA, MD, NC, SC and WV.


Mortgage Performance Summaries
This series of quarterly reports provides state-level analyses of housing markets, and the composition and performance of mortgage markets in the Fifth District.

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The Richmond Fed, in partnership with the Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia and St. Louis Federal Reserve Banks, is conducting a survey of small business owners. We want to hear from you about the current business climate, your financing needs and credit experiences. Responses are confidential and will be used to brief policymakers.

Community Pulse

Share your perspective on current and emerging issues in your community. Register to participate in our Community Pulse Survey.

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