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Senior Obama administration officials involved in housing policy discuss how they approached the housing crisis and lessons learned along the way.
How can we act on it the growing evidence base and increasing awareness about the central importance of housing?
About a year ago, we launched an interactive feature that tracks body camera legislation. Since then, legislatures in 18 states passed new body camera laws.
If the President-elect's nominee for education secretary seeks to expand charter schools, we must understand how these schools' growth affects students and their communities.
Over the past decade, rents have risen faster than incomes in almost every part of the country, yielding a big challenge for the incoming HUD secretary.
An expanded apprenticeship system could improve the earnings and status of workers, especially those without a bachelor’s degree.
The controversy is part of a long narrative of land policies explicitly connected to tribal identity and socioeconomic opportunity.
Three recently developed online tools highlight the trade-offs inherent in trying to bring program-level earnings data to life for potential students.
As new trends and power dynamics develop, keep in mind these seven numbers, which illustrate some of the most important issues facing the housing market.
Governor Cuomo has proposed only covering the difference between tuition and students’ existing aid, meaning those who currently get the most aid benefit least from the proposal.

To the Next HUD Secretary: Two Steps to Strengthen the FHA

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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