A community development periodical for
the Ninth Federal Reserve District

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April 2013

Contract for deed emerges as a tool for affordable housing organizations

Nonprofits are using this alternative home-financing option to help prospective buyers who cannot yet qualify for a traditional mortgage. More >

Federal initiative brings healthy fare to food deserts

A collaborative initiative by three federal agencies aims to increase the supply of nutritious foods in urban and rural areas where access to healthy food is low. More >

Banking answers abound at Federal Reserve Consumer Help

The top questions posed to the Federal Reserve System's centralized inquiry- and complaint-intake function cover lending, credit reports, savings bonds, and more. More >

Legal settlements in Indian Country prompt revival of Native Financial Education Coalition

Settlement payments create a critical need to raise awareness in Native communities and protect consumers from scams. More >


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