Though forbearance and other policies may have temporarily stabilized credit health, there is reason for concern about other aspects of financial health.
Counties can help bridge the housing and justice fields to improve reintegration and help people avoid justice-system involvement in the first place.
$25 billion is not nearly enough to cover all renters’ needs and keep them protected from housing instability and eviction. That’s why effectively targeting this funding will be critical.
An extension would provide much-needed continuity and protections during the transition of the executive branch.
Evidence shows that urban residents will often happily vote to fund increased affordable housing—though they have had less success promoting rent control strategies.
The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored the importance of public space, demonstrating that it’s more than a “nice to have” amenity. But not everyone has access to quality parks.
Businesses are often absent from cross-sector conversations, but they have unique ideas, resources, and influence that could contribute to impactful change.