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The Trump administration is proposing to change the way the US officially measures poverty.
Local governments are increasingly recognizing that restrictive zoning can suppress housing supply.
The Federal Housing Administration recently announced changes to clarify how it would enforce its underwriting rules.
The US will soon be spending more on interest payments on the national debt than on investments in children.
Morehouse students are far from a representative sample of all student borrowers.
Historic racial fault lines in Chicago also persist in its capital markets.
The current demand for houses is largely driven by families seeking to purchase homes.
Industry segmentation is one of the biggest barriers to innovation in homebuilding.
As more Americans near retirement, they’re grappling with where they should live as they grow older.
Local governments and organizations are forming coalitions to encourage census responses in 2020.

The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

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The Vulnerable, Vital 2020 Census

The decennial Census will gather the most complete picture of America of the past 10 years, but its accuracy is in jeopardy.

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Structural Racism in America

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Structural Racism in America

Public policies, institutional practices, and cultural narratives perpetuate our country's racial inequalities. 

Critical Value: An Urban Institute Podcast

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