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Potential Asian homebuyers are shown 18.8% fewer units than white homeseekers
Minority homeseekers are told about and shown fewer homes and apartments than whites.
Tax policy accounts for 40% of federal investments in children
Tax provisions such as the EITC, child tax credit, and dependent exemption make up the largest portion of spending on children.
Poor adults are almost 5x more likely to report being in fair or poor health
Low-income Americans have higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and other chronic disorders than wealthier Americans.
57%: Average decline in uninsurance rates in seven cities in states that expanded Medicaid
In seven cities in states that did not expand Medicaid, the average decline was only 30 percent.
About 80% of new mortgage originations are backed by the federal government
One of the goals of housing finance reform is to increase the supply of private risk capital in the housing market.
For twenty-something white women, 81% of the fertility decrease is due to declining marriage rates
The recession has accelerated a long-term decline in the proportion of married white, black, and Latina women in their twenties.