Publications and Papers

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis' Community Development Department produces a number of publications and papers on topics related to community development, housing and other policy related matters important to the District and its communities.

Community Dividend - Quarterly publication of the Community Development department at the Minneapolis Fed.

Community Development Papers

Growth and Performance of the Native CDFI Loan Fund Sector, 2001–2012
by Michou Kokodoko

Community Land Trusts in Minnesota: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of How They Fared During the Great Recession
by Harshada Karnik

The Impact of Surety Bonding on American Indian and Tribally Owned Contractors
by Andrew Twite, Ahna Minge

Housing Market Index: A Block-Level Analysis of the Housing Market in North Minneapolis
by Jacob Wascalus

Early, Broadly, and Through Young Adulthood: A Child Development Perspective on Youth Personal Financial Education
by Richard M. Todd

Foreclosures on Non-Owner-Occupied Properties in Ohio’s Cuyahoga County: Evidence from Mortgages Originated in 2005–2006
by Richard M. Todd

Gaining a Better Understanding of the Costs of Homeownership Programs: A Case Study and Recommendations for Minnesota's Home Ownership Center
by Richard M. Todd, Leo T. Gabriel

Minnesota's Earned Income Credit Program: Utilization by Current and Former Welfare Households and the Impact of Policy Parameters
by Donald P. Hirasuna, Thomas F. Stinson

Accounting for Regional Migration Patterns and Homeownership Disparities in the Hmong-American Refugee Community, 1980-2000
by Richard M. Todd, Michael Grover

A Compilation of State Mortgage Broker Laws and Regulations, 1996-2006
by Cynthia J. Pahl

Targeting Foreclosure Interventions: An Analysis of Neighborhood Characteristics Associated with High Foreclosure Rates in Two Minnesota Counties
by Richard M. Todd, Laura Smith, Michael Grover

A Case for Post-Purchase Support Programs as Part of Minnesota's Emerging Markets Homeownership Initiative
by Richard M. Todd, Michael Grover

Secured Transaction Codes: An Important Tool for Tribal Economic and Housing Development
by Sue Woodrow

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