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Heidi Kaplan

Senior Community Affairs Analyst
Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System

Heidi Kaplan is a senior community affairs analyst with the Federal Reserve System Board of Governors.

Publications & Resources

  • Barriers and Opportunities in the U.S. during a Global Pandemic

    Wednesday, March 10, 2021 | Open Vault

    COVID-19-related relief efforts were significant, but funding access and program capacity were challenges, survey respondents said.

  • Reverse Mortgages—the Next Hot Spot?

    Spring 2008 | Bridges

    A reverse mortgage is a special type of home loan that allows eligible homeowners to convert a portion of their home’s equity into cash. Despite recent troubles in the national mortgage market, reverse mortgages are growing at a rapid rate. Expansion of this hot spot in mortgage lending is expected to continue with increasingly flexible products, new sources of capital and a growing supply of potential borrowers. As the reverse mortgage market develops, it is important that potential borrowers are educated about this complex product to protect them from taking out unsuitable loans.