COVID-19

2022 Perspectives from Main Street Survey Findings
By Nishesh Chalise, Violeta Gutkowski, Heidi Kaplan
This report offers findings of a survey designed to collect information on the effects of COVID-19 on low- to moderate-income people and communities and the entities serving them in 2022.
Man in wheelchair in office space
By Emily Hershman, Vijay Palaparty
Find out how to apply COVID-19 learnings to create a more inclusive and equitable workplace.
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.
Two women stand behind a wooden coffee shop counter
By Mary Godleski-Cantin
Get to know how communities across the US are planning for an inclusive and resilient Main Street economic recovery.
Black owned business sign on storefront
By Gabriella Chiarenza
Automated underwriting processes used by some lenders may have reduced racial disparities in accessing the Paycheck Protection Program.
By Heidi Kaplan
Workforce development and job service entities experienced the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, with almost all reporting disruptions in 2021. Here's what survey data tells us.
Perspectives from Main Street
By Nishesh Chalise, Violeta Gutkowski
The spread of COVID-19 and the many efforts to slow it are impacting communities throughout the nation. To best respond to this crisis, information is needed about the scope and scale of challenges in various communities. This report offers findings of a survey designed to collect information on the effects of COVID-19 on low- to moderate-income people and communities and the entities serving them. The survey was fielded by eight national partners and the Federal Reserve System's community development function.
Aquatic Therapy of Chinatown, Philadelphia, PA
By Kierra Karemani
CDFI helps two business owners in Philadelphia's Chinatown find a lifeline, and a partner, right in their own backyard.
Green single family home with red steps
By Fed Communities Staff
When making decisions about distributing emergency pandemic-relief funds to distressed homeowners, state officials are using a new tool to identify where those funds are needed most.
Eviction Notice
By Jennifer Wilding
A growing number of states and cities have passed laws that say low-income tenants have the right to counsel when they’re facing eviction. Most come with funds to implement the right to counsel.