Low-income

Frustrated King County residents want a plan to address homeless crisis, new poll says

News Article
Apr 2, 2019
Vernal Coleman for The Seattle Times
A comprehensive plan would increase King County residents’ confidence in local efforts to address the region’s homelessness crisis, and seeing fewer people living on the streets would prove that it’s working, according to a new poll.

Building For An Uncertain Future: Miami Residents Adapt To The Changing Climate

News Article
Mar 31, 2019
Ian Stewart and Lulu Garcia-Navarro for NPR
Miami is projected to face anywhere from 1 to 3 feet of sea level rise by 2060, and as sea levels rise, higher ground inland has started to look more and more desirable. Much of that higher ground is in the city's poorest neighborhoods, like Liberty City and Little Haiti.

Can Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing Boost Economic Mobility and Minimize Displacement?

Publication
Apr 3, 2019
How Housing Matters for The Urban Institute
Public transportation provides critical connections to jobs, education, and health care, especially for low-income families without a vehicle. But improving transit access can be a double-edged sword.

To Improve Lives and Expand Opportunities, Recognize the Power of Housing

Publication
Mar 27, 2019
Maya Brennan and Veronica Gaitan for How Housing Matters, The Urban Institute
Housing is at the epicenter of all opportunities and outcomes. It is the first rung on the ladder to economic opportunity, and a person’s access to opportunity is linked with that of their community.

Child Nutrition Reauthorization Moves Forward

News Article
Mar 21, 2019
Marshall Matz and Roger Szemraj for AgriPulse
Reauthorization of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 has been stalled since 2015. Even though the Senate Agriculture Committee and the House Education and the Workforce Committee reported their respective bills, the Improving Child Nutrition Integrity and Access Act of 2016 (S.