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During the pandemic last year, people living in majority-Native communities faced persistently high rates and levels of delinquent debt, nearly half had subprime credit, and some turned to high-cost predatory lenders to meet their financial needs
Estimates of back rent owed by early 2021 range from $8.4 billion to $52.6 billion.
By understanding new and existing housing market data, policymakers can support homeowners, renters, and landlords throughout the pandemic.
In many places, providing homeownership vouchers for current recipients could cost the government less than providing rental vouchers.
African American museums are more than guardians of history and culture.
Investing in expanding the evidence base to address structural inequality can help create real, lasting change and better outcomes for children.
The vast scope of the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for a comprehensive national paid leave benefit.
The current system has gotten increasingly generous for doctors and lawyers with $200,000 in debt while continuing to fail struggling borrowers.
Four principles can help create an environment that fosters community engagement in research and policy analysis.

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