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While affordability is often viewed as the biggest barrier to stable housing, physical housing problems are more severe in tribal areas.
Proposed cuts to HUD’s housing assistance, healthy housing, and housing improvement programs would keep many families in substandard, unhealthy homes.
Credit scores are critical in determining whether a lender will consider a borrower’s loan application, but current scoring methods leave many behind.
What exactly are the costs of segregation on metropolitan regions, and how does it limit economic vibrancy and earnings potential of residents?
Manmeet Kaur discusses rethinking the healthcare system and bridging the gap between policy and action as the inaugural Janice Nittoli Fellow.
Nearly one in three nonelderly black Americans have past-due medical bills—a concerning number given the consequences for physical and financial health.
Credit is tight largely because lenders are imposing even more stringent standards than those required by the entities that guarantee or insure these loans.
Political rhetoric on the Great Lakes has portrayed the region as a victim of global forces, but the region’s recovery depends on investments in its strengths.
To build a strong workforce, Alex Acosta would be wise to rely on what we know about effective workforce development programs.
Adding work requirements for Medicaid will not affect eligibility for most current beneficiaries, but will risk limiting health care access for those who need it most.

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.

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.

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