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Yesterday’s release of the farm bill included a proposal to toughen work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Many recipients of federal aid programs are already working or face challenges to joining the labor force.
The Eviction Lab recently unveiled a new dataset compiled from court eviction filings and judgments across the US, dating back to 2000.
A conversation with Susan J. Popkin explores the evidence on helping housing assisted residents improve their economic circumstances.
HUD has proposed removing from its mission statement its commitment to “build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination.”
In 1968, Lyndon B. Johnson founded the Urban Institute to gauge the effectiveness of the War on Poverty.
A recent Urban Institute analysis found that SNAP removed 8.4 million people from poverty in 2015.
The administration is considering expanding work requirements for able-bodied adults who receive housing assistance.
Conscious, purposeful decisions can help readers reach conclusions and gain insights from the data.
Only one in five renter households who qualify for public housing receive the help they need.

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Ten Years after the Crash

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Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

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