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May 2013

Priced Out In 2012: The Housing Crisis for People with Disabilities

Author(s): Emily Cooper, Ann O'Hara, Nikki Singer, Andrew Zovistoski
The report reveals the extreme housing affordability crisis for those people living on an SSI income. A state-by-state executive analysis shows the percent of SSI Benefits needed to rent a one-bedroom apartment as well as the housing market areas that require more than 100% of monthly SSI benefits. Local information is contained in the appendix. Policy recommendations round out this easy to read and digest report focusing on the disabled population and housing affordability.
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February 2013

Something Old, Something New in Tax-Time Financial Products: Refund Anticipation Checks and the Next Wave of Quickie Tax

Author(s): Chi Chi Wu
In this tax-time financial products report explains the replacement of refund anticipation loans with refund anticipation checks, the different between the two products, and historical data on the two products.
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January 2013

New State Data Show EITC's Widespread Anti-Poverty Impact

Author(s): Jane Williams, Elizabeth Kneebone
This blog is dedicated to providing up-to-date information on tax credit legislative activity, particularly introduced bills and signed law that relate to tax credit programs for families.
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January 2013

A girl's right to learn without fear: Working to end gender-based violence at school

Author(s): Margaret Greene, Omar J. Robles, Krista Stout, Tanja Suvilaakso
This plan calls on governments to prioritize actions tied to 8 key principles to ensure that all children can learn free from violence, and that girls benefit from their equal right to education.
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May 2012

AFI Legislation: Assets for Independence Act 42 USC 604

This webpage provides the actual statutory language of the Act that sets criteria for IDAs under the AFI program.
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January 2012

Federal Housing Resource Guide

This manual lays out federal housing programs including programs for the elderly and section 8 housing.
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November 2011

Asset Building Programs for Domestic Violence Survivors

Author(s): Cynthia K. Sanders, Meg Schnabel
This Applied Research paper discusses asset building programs, including some of the benefits of asset ownership and the importance of such programs for domestic violence survivors. The lack of literature on asset building and domestic violence issues is highlighted, implying a need for further research.
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June 2011

Reducing the College Progress Gap between Low- to Moderate-income and High-income Young Adults

Author(s): William Elliott III, Monique Constance-Huggins, Hyun-a Song
This is a summary of new research examining various types of economic capital (assets) and the connection to predicting whether individuals of low and moderate income attend and succeed in college.
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April 2011

A Reference Manual for Child Tax Benefits

Author(s): Elaine Maag, Stephanie Rennane, C. Eugene Steuerle
This manual describes a number of child-related provisions in the individual income tax code, and describes the specific benefits for each targeted group.
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February 2011

AFI Guidance on Tax Refunds and Public Benefits

Letter to AFI grantees explaining the impact of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010, Public Law 111-312.
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January 2011

The 2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines

Links to a fact sheet and additional background information are provided.
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December 2010

2011 TANF Extension

Author(s): Elizabeth Lower-Basch
In November 2010, Congress extended the TANF program through FY 2011, as part of the Claims Resolution Act (H.R. 4783). This fact sheet summarizes these legislative actions.