Research focusing on challenging issues affecting economic prospects in low and moderate-income communities.
Community Research Articles
COVID-related disruptions waned for LMI populations and organizations in 2022
Organizations were optimistic about continued recovery through 2023 if they do not experience additional shocks.
LMI Economic Conditions in the Tenth District – Fall 2021
LMI communities appear to be facing continued stress across many factors due to the persistence of COVID-19.
Evictions and the Pandemic Economy in the Tenth District
This report examines the pandemic’s effect on jobs and housing throughout the Federal Reserve’s Tenth District.
Reaching the Hard to Reach with Intermediaries: The Kansas City Fed’s LMI Survey
An analysis of the Kansas City Fed’s LMI Survey suggests that using a nonrandom sample of intermediaries as proxies for...
Structural and Cyclical Trends in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SNAP participation has increased sharply over the last 20 years, largely due to structural changes in the economy.
Financial Vulnerability and Personal Finance Outcomes of Natural Disasters
Financial vulnerability, as measured by past due bills or bank card utilization rates, has a significant effect on personal...
Community Conditions Survey
The Community Conditions Survey monitors economic conditions of low-and-moderate income communities across the Tenth District.