Financing Low-Income Communities: Models, Obstacles, and Future Directions

Financing Low-Income Communities: Models, Obstacles, and Future Directions

by Julia Sass Rubin
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Russell Sage Foundation


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900871547117
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 11/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authors     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction   Julia Sass Rubin     1
Creating Personal Assets     11
New Savings from Old Innovations: Asset Building for the Less Affluent   Daniel Schneider   Peter Tufano     13
Financial Education and Community Economic Development   Jeanne M. Hogarth   Jane Kolodinsky   Marianne A. Hilgert     72
Making U.S. Microenterprise Work: Recommendations for Policy Makers and the Field   Lisa Servon     95
Building Institutions     121
Financing Organizations with Debt and Equity: The Role of Community Development Loan and Venture Capital Funds   Julia Sass Rubin     123
The Un-Banks: The Community Development Role of Alternative Depository Institutions   Marva E. Williams     159
Financing Production of Low-and Moderate-Income Housing   Rachel G. Bratt     183
Predatory Lending and Community Development at Loggerheads   Kathleen C. Engel   Patricia A. McCoy     227
Evaluating Progress     263
Measuring the Impact of Community Development Financial Institutions' Activities   Robinson Hollister     265
Index     311

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