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The latest data show that 44 percent of Americans are rent burdened. Are you? Use our new calculator to find out.

July 7, 2015

Nobody was really surprised when Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico’s debts were “not payable.”

July 1, 2015

It’s no secret that American inequality is growing at both national and metro levels: income inequality is at or near its highest point since the 1920s, and wealth gaps are even higher than income gaps. But what about inequality at the neighborhood level?

June 29, 2015

Learning from the Rikers Island Social Impact Bond

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Learning from the Rikers Island Social Impact Bond

The results of the first pay for success transaction seem to be a defeat for this approach, but Urban researchers see them as a partial victory.

Mapping America's Rental Housing Crisis

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Mapping America's Rental Housing Crisis

No matter where you live, there's not enough affordable rental housing. Use our new interactive map to explore the extent of the problem, county by county.

Economic Analysis is at the Heart of the King v. Burwell Decision

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Economic Analysis is at the Heart of the King v. Burwell Decision

The Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the ACA subsidies was a demonstration of law and economics at their best.

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