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Lessons from our current disaster recovery system should inform any national reform.
By 2040, the national homeownership rate will decline 3 percentage points. This may seem like a modest decline, but it will have an enormous impact on each successive generation in their prime homebuying and equity-building years.
The strength of local cross-sector partnerships will determine whether systemic inequities in employment and financial security will be maintained or disrupted.
Nontraditional hour work schedules shape the types of child care families can access, which can limit their opportunities to work, earn a living wage, and support their kids’ healthy development.
Native Americans are 3.5 times more likely to be diagnosed with the virus than white people, in large part because of inadequate health care services.
A neighborhood of snow-covered single-family homes
How can households advance beyond the inequitable, prepandemic status quo?
Apprentice uses power tools
Encouraging experimentation with new forms of work-based learning will lead to a more robust apprenticeship system.
Physician's assistant prepares doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine
Prisons and jails are the sites of some of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in the country.

COVID-19: Policies to Protect People and Communities

Behind the Numbers at the Urban Institute

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

Structural Racism in America

Updates from the Urban Institute

Updates from the Urban Institute

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