July 2011—July 2011 Issue
Measuring the impact of community development: A conversation with Paul Mattessich of Wilder Research
Community Dividend speaks with Paul Mattessich, executive director of Wilder Research, about how to effectively and affordably measure the impact of community development work.
Recent demographic data reveal effects of economic slowdown in Indian Country
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau confirm that economic trends on American Indian reservations in the Ninth District worsened or stagnated during the recent recession.
Recent rule changes expand definition of community development under the CRA
New modifications to the CRA rules are designed to encourage financial institutions to help stabilize foreclosure-ravaged communities.
Delinquencies and foreclosures in rural areas: A snapshot of the recent performance of mortgages in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
An analysis of newly acquired mortgage data reveals that the Upper Peninsula fared better than other parts of Michigan during the recent foreclosure crisis.