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Quality of life improves in Brockton: fighting for the City of Champions: a collaboration of community lenders

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For over a decade, community lenders in Brockton, Massachusetts, have been working together to revitalize this urban center. Leo MacNeil reports on the Brockton Housing Partnership's efforts to increase homeownership, improve social services, and build community.

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  • Leo MacNeil, 2004. "Quality of life improves in Brockton: fighting for the City of Champions: a collaboration of community lenders," Communities and Banking, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Sum, pages 16-21,24.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedbcb:y:2004:i:sum:p:16-2124
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