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What happened to repeat homebuyers: the families who lived in their starter homes for a few years and are ready to buy a different, usually larger/more expensive home?
Low-income communities are the most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
Voucher holders face several obstacles to moving to low-poverty areas: moving is expensive, program rules are complicated, affordable units are scarce, opportunity-rich neighborhoods may be unfamiliar, and discrimination against voucher holders is legal in most jurisdictions.
The expansion of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Moving to Work Demonstration will allow more public housing authorities to test innovative strategies for supporting residents.
The world is in the midst of a historic refugee crisis. In 2015, over 65 million people were forcibly displaced—19.5 million of them international refugees living outside their home countries.
Education and training programs are developing child care solutions to help low-income parents advance their careers and care for their kids.
Increasing economic mobility for the most vulnerable requires both an evidence base and practitioners on the ground to transform research into solutions.
Can housing voucher holders really move anywhere they want? Not really.
The private-mortgage insurance industry is again the biggest player in the US mortgage insurance market.
The Evidence-Based Policymaking Collaborative develops tools to inform evidence-based policymaking at all levels of government.

Elevating the 2016 Debate

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Elevating the 2016 Debate

A resource for anyone seeking objective evidence with which to interpret presidential candidates’ policy promises, claims, and arguments.

How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

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How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

More than 48 million Americans, including one in six children, live in poverty. How can we do better?

From Protest to Policy

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From Protest to Policy

Our researchers offer evidence-based solutions to some of the problems faced by poor, mostly minority communities in Baltimore and other US cities.

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