A healthy housing market can build Detroit residents’ wealth, attracts new residents, stabilize neighborhoods, and generate revenue for local government.
Measuring the impact of spending on social programs is critical to making sure we get the most bang for our scarce government bucks.
Can the benefits of entering kindergarten with a strong foundation be quantified? What’s a reasonable amount to pay for preschool programs that successfully improve children’s outcomes?
The link between race and debt sustains even after accounting for area income, unemployment, levels of education, and home values, all of which explain why some places seem to struggle more with paying bills than others.