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January 2016

Financial Assets and Income

This report provides an analysis of income inequality, the effects of lack of income and savings, access to revolving credit, and predatory loan products.
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January 2016

Predatory Lending Practices

This webpage provides brief descriptions of some of the most common predatory mortgage lending abusive practices.
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January 2016

A Brief Description of CRA

This webpage defines the Community Reinvestment Act and describes the history of the regulations.
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January 2016

Frequently Asked Questions

Question 2 in this FAQ specifically addresses whether getting the EITC or CTC will lower other government benefits
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January 2016

The Steep Climb to Economic Opportunity for Vulnerable Families

Author(s): Kasey Wiedrich, Lebaron Sims, Jr., Holden Weisman, Solana Rice , Jennifer Brooks
This report summarizes the key findings from the 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard and provides a deeper look at the racial wealth divide and the outcome and policy data trends over time and across states in the Scorecard’s five issue areas: Financial Assets & Income, Businesses & Jobs, Housing & Homeownership, Education and Health Care.
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January 2016

2016 Advocates' Guide: An Educational Primer on Federal Programs and Resources Related to Affordable Housing and Community Development

This guide, issued/updated annually, is an extremely practical and useful document for its breadth of review of federal housing-related programs such as CDBG, Fair Housing, HOPE VI, Housing Choice Vouchers, McKinney-Vento, and Public Housing.
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December 2015

Tax Deal Makes Permanent Key Improvements to Working-Family Tax Credits

Author(s): Chuck Marr
This report discusses the bipartisan tax deal that permanently extends key improvements in the CTC and the EITC that were slated to expire after 2017.
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November 2015

Top Ten Facts about Adoption Tax Benefits

This webpage provides basic information about adoption tax benefits.
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November 2015

Premium Tax Credit Information & Resources

These materials are designed to provide general information about available financial assistance to help cover the cost of health insurance, specifically the premium tax credits.
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November 2015

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number

This document explains An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is issued by the IRS to individuals who are required to have a U.S. taxpayer identification number but who do not have, and are not eligible to obtain, a Social Security number (SSN) issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
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November 2015

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

This article details key findings from a series published by the National Council of La Raza, entitled Profiles on Latinos and Banking. The series analyzes the data from the previously published report entitled Banking in Color: New Findings on Financial Access for Low- to Moderate-Income Communities.
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October 2015

Allies in the Struggle: Intersectional work as a trauma-informed response and prevention

Author(s): Kate McCord
This webinar was designed for aspiring white allies interested in deepening their understanding of the connections between racial justice work and domestic and sexual violence intervention and prevention work.