Reinvestment Alert 21: Impacts of CDFIs in Illinois: A Case for an Improved Illinois Fund for Invest

Katy Jacob

Analyzes impacts of CDFIs in Illinois using FY 2001 data. Shows impactsof CDFIs on affordable housing, community facilities, individual development account programs, technical assistance, and other benefits. Makes a case for funding for the newly created Illinois Fund for Investment and Development (IFID), a CDFI authority for the state of Illinois.