RESULTS advocates for policies that increase access to affordable rental housing, support homeownership, and tackle the racial wealth divide in the U.S.
Federal interventions that were effective in lifting people out of poverty and preventing housing instability during the height of the pandemic ended. We cannot let Congress discontinue these actions in order to ensure everyone who needs federal housing assistance receives one. Congress still has an opportunity to address this gap in housing assistance — and pass a bill that provides an additional solution to the demand for housing affordability while lifting people out of poverty: the Child Tax Credit.
I’m 85 years old, and I became an advocate for the first time last year. Some people say I’m too old to make an impact, and I should just focus on myself. But I have so many stories and experiences to share. I believe you’re never too old to learn and create change.
April is National Fair Housing Month, commemorating the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968. This landmark legislation prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, sex, disability, family status, or national origin.
I bumped into some neighbors recently that I don’t see very often, and they asked me a surprising question.
RESULTS Experts on Poverty are a cohort of individuals with lived and living experience of poverty from across the nation.
Join Megan Curran and Sophie Collyer from Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy as they share new data on the dramatic impact expanding the Child Tax Credit and Housing Choice Vouchers has on reducing poverty and improving child well-being. Listen to the recording and view the slides (PDF version/PPT version) from the webinar.
Guest Speaker: Ann Oliva, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Robert Weissman, Public Citizen
July 2021 Webinar Recording
July 2021 National Webinar Slides (PDF version) (PPT version)
For a write-up on the global section of the webinar, please see the blog: The U.S. must ramp up global vaccine production: A conversation with Rob Weissman.
Join RESULTS staff Meredith Dodson and Michael Santos as they overview our current requests on long-term rental assistance, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and the Child Tax Credit (CTC). Learn about the tremendous opportunity we have this year to dramatically reduce housing insecurity and child poverty. Review the webinar recording and slides (PDF version/PPT version).
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