A community development periodical for
the Ninth Federal Reserve District

Current Issue - January 2014



Farm to school movement connects kids and healthy foods

More and more schools are using their local purchasing power to change the relationship students have with food.


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Making surety bonds a surer thing for Native contractors

Recent changes to a federal bond-guarantee program could help construction firms in Indian Country and elsewhere do business. More >

How did community land trusts survive the housing crash?

Thanks to some of their features and practices, these shared-equity homeownership organizations appear to have weathered the recent crisis relatively well. More >

Returning to the mortgage market post-default: The neighborhood effect

A recent analysis suggests that when it comes to reentering the mortgage market after a default, geography matters. More >

 

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