Economic ReviewThe LMI Survey reveals specific challenges faced by LMI families and individuals in the recent economic downturn.
Research Working PaperStudent loans present problems for some borrowers, but student loans do not yet impose a significant burden on society from their fiscal impact.
Economic ReviewAffordable housing projects in low- and moderate-income neighborhoods may achieve benefits beyond those that may accrue to individual homeowners.
Economic ReviewRestrictions could deny some consumers access to credit, limit their ability to maintain formal credit standing or force them to seek more costly credit alternatives.
Map Your Community
Map Your Community is a web-based mapping tool that allows users to create current and historical spatial economic and demographic conditions.
This paper evaluates the commonly held belief that affordable housing developments are detrimental to the communities in which they are placed. The analysis estimates the impact of low-income housing tax credit financed developments on the physical condition of surrounding properties.
An understanding of current consumer credit conditions in the District is important for evaluating and addressing trends in personal finances.