Data visualizations to inform decisions and shape policy
These mobility metrics data tables are designed to help local leaders in every county and over 450 cities in the United States measure the status of and progress toward increasing upward mobility and equity in their communities.
Data Tool Tracking Rent Payments to Mom-and-Pop LandlordsWe’re tracking monthly rent payments in units owned by independent landlords to see how the pandemic and ongoing recovery efforts have affected renters and owners. Data Tool Does SNAP Cover the Cost of a Meal in Your County?Amid inflation, SNAP benefits did not cover the cost of a meal in 99 percent of counties in 2022. Adjustments to SNAP narrowed—but didn’t close—that gap. Data Tool Mapping Neighborhoods with the Highest Risk of Housing Instability and HomelessnessRental assistance is crucial for people experiencing housing instability. By equitably targeting assistance to neighborhoods with the greatest need, local decisionmakers can help those at greatest risk stay in their homes. Data Tool America Has a Housing Shortage. Zoning Changes Near Transit Could Help.Zoning ordinances dictate what kind of housing can be built in cities nationwide. By changing zoning policies in metro areas like the Puget Sound, cities can address the housing shortage and increase demand for public transit. Data Tool Mobility Metrics Data TablesThese mobility metrics data tables are designed to help local leaders in every county and over 450 cities in the United States measure the status of and progress toward increasing upward mobility and equity in their communities. Data Tool How Much Do You Know about Homelessness in America?Find out if you understand the causes of and solutions to one of the nation’s most pressing challenges.