Nishesh Chalise is the director of Community-Based Policy and Analysis within the Institute for Economic Equity at the St. Louis Fed.
Coming back from COVID-19 disruption is expected to take longer for Black and for urban low- to moderate-income communities than for others, survey results show.
The pandemic has caused major disruptions for low- to moderate-income communities, particularly communities of color.
COVID-19-related relief efforts were significant, but funding access and program capacity were challenges, survey respondents said.
Read a synopsis of the ways COVID-19 continues to impact LMI communities and individuals within the Eighth District of the Federal Reserve System.