Reforming the United States’ place-based investment framework is no easy feat, but for the sake of equity, it is well worth the endeavor.
President Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposes large cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), placing additional burdens on families already struggling to make ends meet.
‘It Would Bring so Much Relief to so Many People:’ How Washington’s Clean Slate Legislation Could Give People a Second Chance
Carolina earned her second chance; Washington should let her have it.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has proposed multiple rules that target housing access for marginalized communities and weaken protections against discrimination.
As weather and climate disasters become more devastating and costly, Congress must design bold and equitable policies to reduce carbon and other pollution and protect communities from the worst impacts of climate change.
While payday lenders have traditionally preyed on vulnerable populations, they now have a new target: young people. Meanwhile, the Trump administration has allowed Washington’s culture of corruption to support this predatory industry.
A new study offers insight into the experiences of college students grappling with food insecurity.
One year out from the 2020 election, American voters support a range of pragmatic government actions to expand health care access and reduce costs; increase taxation on the wealthy; help low-income families with basic living necessities; and check corporate power.
With the passage of Michigan’s Clean Slate bill, people like Jarret could finally have a second chance.
Guaranteeing legal representation for renters facing eviction not only is a highly effective means of keeping renters in their homes, but it also benefits whole communities by preventing homelessness, preserving affordable rental homes, and more.
The United States needs federal leadership to ensure that it has a civil justice system that works for all Americans.
The United States must reckon with the racism built into its housing system in order to ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to build wealth.
Extreme weather events fueled by climate change are exacerbating the intertwined crises of affordable housing and homelessness and thus require timely intervention by federal, state, and local governments.
The Dire Consequences of the Trump Administration’s Attack on Transgender People’s Access to Shelters
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed rollback of the Equal Access Rule will worsen discrimination that transgender people face.
In order to advance economic security for people with disabilities, policymakers must level the playing field for disabled workers while also guaranteeing access to housing, nutrition, and health care for those who are unable to work.