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In North Carolina, a cross-sector partnership took steps to better understand how evictions affect their community.
Incarcerated people around the country are refusing to work or eat in protest of low wages in America’s prisons.
Successful mortgage servicing depends on smooth communication between mortgage servicers and borrowers.
Since entering conservatorship, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have not been subject to regulations on how much capital they must maintain.
Orchestrating a census of more than 300 million people requires 10 years of significant preparation, funding, and labor.
Through apprenticeships, manufacturing employers can produce the skilled workers they need.
As the economy continues to add jobs, not all are high-quality.
One year after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, some families still live in substandard or temporary housing.
Traditional mortgage denial metrics don’t control for the creditworthiness of applicants.
Around 80 percent of self-employed independent contractors prefer their current employment arrangement.

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