Contributor: Cleveland Fed

Woman reading eviction notice in kitchen
By Hal Martin
What's the relationship among trends in local market conditions, policies enacted to protect renters, and local eviction filings? Here’s what the data tell us.
Maria Thompson
By Fed Communities Staff
Maria Thompson knows small business, both personally and professionally. As the national outreach manager for the Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey (SBCS), Maria taps her expertise and personal experiences to advocate tirelessly for small firms.
Grand Opening, Frogtown Square, 2011
By Jennifer Wilding
Experience Investment Connection—from pitch to impact—with small business owners, community organizers, and bankers, and the Federal Reserve community development experts bringing them together.
Family-owned small business
By Dell Gines
Access to credit is vital for small businesses. The Federal Reserve's annual Small Business Credit Survey provides critical data and insights for policymakers, small business support program managers.
Bonnie Blankenship
By Stacey Guinn
Get to know Bonnie Blankenship and her work as a regional outreach manager with the Cleveland Fed.
Lucas Misera
By Stacey Guinn
Get to know Lucas Misera, a policy analyst at the Cleveland Fed, and his work on the Federal Reserve's Small Business Credit Survey.
Perspectives from Main Street
By Nishesh Chalise, Daniel Paul Davis, Michael Grover, Violeta Gutkowski, David Kaufmann, Karen Leone de Nie
Throughout 2020, the Federal Reserve surveyed nonprofits, financial institutions, government agencies, and other community organizations to understand the effects of COVID-19 on low- to moderate-income communities and the entities serving them. Here's what they found.
Opportunity Occupations Revisited
By Fed Communities Staff
Get insights about opportunity occupations, jobs that pay a good wage without requiring a four-year college degree, in 121 metro areas.
Opportunity Occupations: Joining the Workforce
By Fed Communities Staff
Toledo, Ohio has the nation's highest share of good jobs that don't require a Bachelor's degree. Our video series explores what's working.
By Fed Communities Staff
Opportunity occupations, which are good-paying jobs for people without a four-year college degree, are the focus of a short documentary by the Federal Reserve.