Community development finance has played an important role in community revitalization over the past 30 years and may be even more important in the current financial climate. But today community development finance institutions (CDFIs), as well as many community banks and credit unions face significant funding stress. This brief highlights the importance of refocusing support of CDFIs to sustain and rebuild health communities across the United States.
National Policy Brief No. 11
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
Seidman, Ellen and Huelsman, Mark, "The promise and responsibility of community finance" (2009). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. Paper 62.
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