RESULTS advocates for policies that increase access to affordable rental housing, support homeownership, and tackle the racial wealth divide in the U.S.
Before the holidays, Congress reached an agreement on spending bills and taxes and sent two packages to the president for signature. The good news is that the December 2019 deal includes an additional $239 million for global health programs and billions for housing assistance. And while the final package did not include critical expansions of tax credits for low-income workers and families, your hard work laid a strong foundation – including some bipartisan momentum – for when taxes are discussed again.
The White House has released a series of harmful proposed rules that target low-income people and disproportionately harm communities of color. In addition to the important legislative advocacy our grassroots advocates are engaged in, RESULTS has submitted several comments on these proposed rule changes.
On September 10, the U.S. Census released annual poverty report outlining the latest data on poverty in America. The results were mixed.
Willie Dickerson’s white mustache twitches as he pauses for a moment, thinking hard. We have just asked him how many of his letters to the editor have been published around the country. He finally responds, “Around a thousand, but I’m not sure of exact numbers.”
“We have never lived in a world where there isn’t poverty, but we know that this world is possible.” Read highlights from the 2019 RESULTS International Conference!
Today the administration announced that it is moving forward with a rule proposed last fall that will force immigrants to risk food, health care, and housing assistance in order to stay in the U.S.
RESULTS US Poverty Laser Talk Worksheet (Winter 2020)
RESULTS Affordable Housing Congressional Requests Winter 2020
Guest Speaker: Funke Aderonmu, Georgetown Center on Policy and Inequality
Join the webinar via Zoom on Nov. 5 at 8 pm ET or dial either (929) 436-2866 or (669) 900-6833, Meeting ID: 873 308 801.
December 2019 Webinar Recording with Audio Transcript
December 2019 Webinar Slides (PDF)
December 2019 Webinar Slides (PPT)
RESULTS Affordable Housing Congressional Requests Fall 2019
Featuring: The EITC and CTC Quiz
November 2019 Webinar Recording with Audio Transcript
November 2019 Webinar Slides (PDF)
November 2019 Webinar Slides (PPT)
Increase access to affordable rental housing
Support policies that increase access to housing and reduce the racial wealth divide
Build support for housing and tax policies by meeting with lawmakers face-to-face during the August congressional recess (Word version)
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