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Thursday, December 14, 2017

New Tool Explores Trends in Community Investments for States, Metro and Nonmetro Areas

Community Investment Explorer site

The St. Louis Fed recently launched the Community Investment Explorer (CIE), an interactive tool that aggregates customizable data from the Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) programs to show geographic comparisons and trends over time. The CIE draws on publicly available data from over 460,000 investment transactions. Collectively, these programs are responsible for several billion dollars of investment into low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities each year. The investments support a range of activities, from affordable housing to commercial real estate development, consumer and business lending, and more.

Check out the CIE.

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