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Potential Asian homebuyers are shown 18.8% fewer units than white homeseekers

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.

Source: 2013, Housing Discrimination against Racial and Ethnic Minorities 2012: Executive Summary
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Tax policy accounts for 40% of federal investments in children

tax policy and kids

Tax provisions such as the EITC, child tax credit, and dependent exemption make up the largest portion of spending on children.

Source: 2015, Kids’ Share 2015: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children Through 2014
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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.

Source: 2015, How Are Income and Wealth Linked to Health and Longevity?
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57%: Average decline in uninsurance rates in seven cities in states that expanded Medicaid

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.

Source: 2014, The ACA and America’s Cities: Fewer Uninsured and More Federal Dollars
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About 80% of new mortgage originations are backed by the federal government

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. 

Source: 2014, Johnson Crapo GSE Discussion Draft: A Few Suggestions for Improvement
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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.

Source: 2015, Millennial Childbearing and the Recession
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