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Moratoria on foreclosures will help borrowers hit by powerful storms. But disaster-recovery tools available to the mortgage industry need an update.
The Home Affordable Refinance Program allowed borrowers with little to no equity in their homes to refinance into new loans.
The Trump administration’s budget would eliminate the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, or LIHEAP.
Children need a web of stabilizing supports to deal with the trauma and stress brought by recent natural disasters.
Questions loom about the Houston housing market after Hurricane Harvey dumped 9 trillion gallons of water on the city last week.
A Q&A with Carlos Martin, who says the past weeks highlight our need to improve disaster mitigation and resilience planning.
Last week marked an important milestone in how the federal government might use and build evidence in the future.
Polling suggests that our collective belief in the American dream is fractured—or worse.
A report by the Vera Institute of Justice reveals that rural counties are one of the main drivers of jail growth across the country.
National numbers on preschool enrollment can obscure what is happening within individual states and municipalities.

The Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

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The Future of Federal Antipoverty Programs

How will transformative policy changes affect millions of American families?

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. 

How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

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How Can We Reduce Poverty and Increase Opportunity?

More than 48 million Americans, including one in six children, live in poverty. How can we do better?

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