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Community Development

The Dallas Fed’s Community Development team promotes the economic resilience and mobility of low- and moderate-income individuals, families and communities. Learn more about us.
Upcoming and Recent Events
Investing in What Matters

This event focused on how to drive investments in outcomes in health, workforce development, education and housing.
April 26, 2018 | Dallas

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Dallas County Consumer Credit Forum

This event marked the release of a new Dallas Fed report on consumer credit and debt in Dallas County.
March 6, 2018 | Dallas Fed

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Reimagining the American Dream: Housing + Economic Opportunity

This event, co-hosted with HousingWorks Austin, convened real estate professionals, business leaders, housing and community development practitioners, and financial institutions.
Feb. 9, 2018 | Austin

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Investing in America’s Workforce

This event connected businesses, government, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations to reframe and reimagine workforce development.
Oct. 4-6, 2017 | Austin

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Federal Reserve System Community Development Resources
In Focus
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The Scarcity of Texas Affordable Housing

This issue of the Community Outlook Series uses survey data and qualitative interviews to assess successes and challenges in housing for low- and moderate-income families across Texas.

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Regional Talent Pipelines: Collaborating with Industry to Build Opportunities in Texas

This report takes an in-depth look at how Texas communities are creating advancement opportunities for lower-skilled workers and helping jobseekers adapt to a changing labor market.

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New Era for Payday Lending: Regulation, Innovation and the Road Ahead

This article provides an overview of the latest in Texas' payday lending field and low-cost alternatives.

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Las Colonias in the 21st Century

This study examines successes and challenges in infrastructure, housing, economic opportunity, education and health along the Texas–Mexico border.

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Building Wealth
Building Wealth

This guide is a financial education resource that provides an overview of wealth-building strategies for consumers, community leaders, teachers and students.

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Frameworks for Bank-Community Partnerships
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Engaging Workforce Development

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Healthy Communities

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Closing the Digital Divide

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