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In the last quarter of 2014, household equity surged by $288 billion

Total debt remained flat at $9.86 trillion, bringing the total value of the housing market to $21.69 trillion.

Source: 2015, Housing Finance At A Glance: A Monthly Chartbook
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In 2012, nonprofits lost 105 donors for every 100 gained

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.

Source: 2013, 2013 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report
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In 2010, whites on average had 6x the wealth of blacks and Hispanics 

In 2010, whites on average had six times the wealth of blacks and Hispanics.

The wealth gap is growing—in 1983, the average wealth of whites was roughly five times that of blacks and Hispanics.

Source: 2013, Less Than Equal: Racial Disparities in Wealth Accumulation
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20% to 50%: The variation in how much money trickles down to local public sectors

20% to 50%: The variation in how much money trickles down to local public sectors

Research indicates that more money in a local public sector appeared to increase a government’s effectiveness.

Source: 2013, Analyzing the Role of the Local Public Sector in Achieving Sustainable Development: Does More Spending at the Local Level Result in Better Development Outcomes?
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$53,850: The average total debt among Americans with a credit file in 2013

That number was substantially higher for people with a mortgage ($209,768) than people without a mortgage ($11,592).

Source: 2014, Debt in America
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Housing voucher recipients with cars were 2x more likely to find a job

Housing voucher recipients with cars were 2 times more likely to find a job

They also tended to live in neighborhoods with lower poverty rates, stronger housing markets, and lower health risks.

Source: 2014, Driving to Opportunity: Understanding the Links among Transportation Access, Residential Outcomes, and Economic Opportunity for Housing Voucher Recipients
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