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Housing voucher recipients with cars were 2x more likely to find a job
They also tended to live in neighborhoods with lower poverty rates, stronger housing markets, and lower health risks.
As many as 1.2 million loans were “missing” in 2012
The drop can be attributed to low credit availability. Black and Hispanic borrowers have been disproportionately affected.
658: The 10th percentile of FICO scores as of March 2014
Before the crisis, the threshold—the lower bound of creditworthiness needed to qualify for a mortgage—held steady in the low 600s.
About 77 million Americans have a report of debt in collections
More than a third of adults with a credit file have a debt in collections and owe, on average, $5,178.
Today, Gen X and Gen Y have less wealth than their parents did at that age 25 years ago
Why? The foreclosure crisis was key, with home equity falling 65 percent from 2007-10 among Gen X and Y.
In 2012, nonprofits lost 105 donors for every 100 gained
That year, nonprofits experienced negative growth in donors: gains of 866,000 were offset by losses of 909,000.