Americans’ Credit Health Improved during the Pandemic, but There’s More to the Story

Though forbearance and other policies may have temporarily stabilized credit health, there is reason for concern about other aspects of financial health.

How Can Counties Create Housing Stability for Justice-Involved People?

Counties can help bridge the housing and justice fields to improve reintegration and help people avoid justice-system involvement in the first place.

Behavioral Science Can Help Nonprofits Boost Their Impact

Nonprofits can use behavioral science insights as a low-cost way to improve service delivery.

Five Housing Outcomes That Could Promote Long-Term Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic

How can households advance beyond the inequitable, prepandemic status quo?

Three Principles to Equitably and Efficiently Implement New COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance

$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.

Extending the CDC Eviction Moratorium Would Keep Families Housed and Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

An extension would provide much-needed continuity and protections during the transition of the executive branch.

Four Local Housing Policy Implications from the 2020 Elections

Evidence shows that urban residents will often happily vote to fund increased affordable housing—though they have had less success promoting rent control strategies.

Five Ways to Center Equity in Park and Recreation Spending That Can Help New Funding Go Further

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.

Four Insights on Engaging Businesses to Make Local Economic Growth Inclusive

Businesses are often absent from cross-sector conversations, but they have unique ideas, resources, and influence that could contribute to impactful change.