Healthy Communities: The Intersection of Community Development and Health
Healthy Communities is the space in which the community development, economic development, public health and health care industries collaborate to reduce persistent health inequalities and create healthier communities for all.
July 23, 2021
The Federal Reserve Is Updating the Community Reinvestment Act. Here’s How You Can Help.
Whether you are a community-service organization member, an economic development professional or simply interested in helping communities in our region thrive, your comments and ideas are a critical part of ensuring an inclusive financial services industry.
January 13, 2021
CRA Loan Data Collection Grid
October 02, 2020
Connecting Communities During COVID-19: A Quick Guide to Broadband Solutions for Local Governments
Directives for social distancing and stay-at-home orders have made access to broadband an urgent necessity for families as they struggle to stay connected with schooling, jobs, health care, government assistance and more.
April 20, 2020
COVID-19 and CRA: Fed Issues Guidance on Helping Communities Through the Crisis
To help support economic resiliency, we are providing Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) consideration for banking and lending activities in response to COVID-19.
March 27, 2020
Weathering the Storm: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations
This report provides a brief overview of disaster recovery and its connection to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).
August 14, 2018
Community Development Publications
Community Outlook Series (COS)
Using survey data and qualitative interviews, COS assesses the needs, successes and challenges of low- and moderate income families across Texas, as well as organizations that serve them. Each report features analysis of a specific topic.
October 23, 2017
Engaging Workforce Development: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations
This publication by the Dallas and Kansas City Feds provides tools for banks and organizations to engage in workforce development activities that contribute to the economic health of low- and moderate-income communities.
January 17, 2017
Closing the Digital Divide: A Framework for Meeting CRA Obligations
This publication provides a toolkit for bankers seeking to bring digital opportunity to underserved, rural and tribal communities through access to high-speed broadband.
April 18, 2016