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Nonprofit organizations provide critical services for low-income communities, communities of color, and the LGBTQ community, particularly in times of crisis. Our new report, based on a survey and interviews, finds that many nonprofits in the Los Angeles region faced displacement pressures going into the pandemic due to the high cost of renting or purchasing operating space.

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Community Development Research Briefs

Posted August 14, 2020

Over the past decade, rising real estate costs have led to displacement of low-income residents and small businesses from Los Angeles’ changing neighborhoods. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco conducted a survey of nonprofits in the Los Angeles metropolitan area to explore how they are faring in the face of displacement pressures. This report presents those findings alongside comments from follow-up interviews.

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Explore student loan borrowing and repayment data from the San Francisco Bay Area in this series of interactive maps of the nine-county region.

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The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is committed to facilitating the availability of financial services and capital, consistent with safe and sound practices, by banks through training, roundtable convenings, and collaboration with community investment partners.

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