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Under the Love Your Block model, city officials receive grants to support community groups of volunteers.
Having debt in collections can lower credit scores, which can have a long-lasting impact on Americans' livelihoods.
In the wake of controversial police shootings, civilian oversight agencies help hold police accountable.
Fannie Mae created the streamlined modification program to help more borrowers in distress avoid foreclosure.
Are immigrants getting the skills they need to advance their careers, unlock better wages, and meet employer demand?
The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act poses risks for the availability of affordable rental housing in rural America.
Other cities can—and should—follow New York's lead in aligning the SDGs with local priorities and tracking and publicly reporting on local progress.
As rents rise and incomes stagnate, changes in the LIHTC program’s production could have serious consequences for the communities dependent on it.
If the homeownership rate for millennials had stayed the same as previous generations, there would be about 3.4 million more homeowners today.
Decisions to disaggregate data or not—and the funding allocations required to make that possible—have real consequences for underserved populations.

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