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January 2016

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

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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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January 2016

Predatory Lending Practices

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

Credit and Debt Counseling

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The NFCC is a national network of agencies that provide money management education; confidential budget, credit and debt counseling; and debt repayment plans for individuals and families.
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January 2016

Fact Sheet 6(c): Your Credit Score

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Relevant reports and studies are linked within the document making this document an efficient 'one-stop' reference tool.
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January 2016

2016 Adoption Tax Credit Information

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This webpage provides an overview of the Federal Adoption Tax Credit, and provides brief descriptions of qualifying adoption expenses, state adoption tax credits, adoption disruption, dependency tax exemption, and adoption tax credit before finalization.
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December 2015

What steps can survivors take to repair credit damaged by abusers?

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Research indicates that financial abuse is experienced in 98% of abusive relationships. NRCDV's January 2016 TA Question of the Month explores what survivors can do to repair their credit.
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December 2015

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

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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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December 2015

The Equal Credit Opportunity Act

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This webpage provides background information on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age.
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November 2015

Premium Tax Credit Information & Resources

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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

Financial Access and Services Are Essential for Immigrant Integration

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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

EITC and Child Tax Credit Promote Work, Reduce Poverty, and Support Children’s Development, Research Finds

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This article cites to research evidencing that the EITC and CTC lead to improved infant and maternal health, better school performance, greater college enrollment, increased work and earnings in the next generation, and Social Security retirement benefits.
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May 2015

Debt Collection (Information on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act)

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This webpage provides background information on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices to collect debts from individuals.