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Community Development

April 11, 2016

Community Development Financial Institutions in the Southeast: Surveying the Social Investment Landscape

This issue of Community  Scope uses the results of the 2015 survey to present timely key findings on  CDFI activity in the Southeast, including capitalization, demand, capacity,  non-lending programs and services, and impact investing. We find growing demand  for the products and services offered by CDFIs, including small business loans,  financial education and technical assistance.


March 10, 2016

Mortgage Performance Summaries

Update: Fourth 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.

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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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