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RESULTS U.S. Poverty Monthly Policy Forum - Shared screen with speaker view
Sonia Huq
13:32
Hi everyone, Sonia from Parkland, Florida
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
14:15
Good evening/afternoon everyone! If you have questions, feel free to post them on the chat.
Sonia Huq
19:39
Hi, you can visit us at https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
21:15
PS it is also beautiful here in DC -- thus why my neighbors who share an alley with me just got to hear about tax policy and housing issues ;)
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
26:03
Sharing link(s) from the slide here: results at: https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/forecasting-monthly-poverty-data. We will also post the slides on our website.
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
27:50
Report on Rescue Plan (passed earlier this year): at: https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/s/Poverty-Reduction-Analysis-American-Rescue-Plan-CPSP-2021.pdf
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
29:01
Reminder to share info with families so they get the expanded CTC: www.childtaxcredit.gov
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
30:26
Link to research on anti-poverty potential of recovery proposals: https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/s/Poverty-Reduction-Analysis-American-Families-Plan-CPSP-2021.pdf
Sonia Huq
33:51
https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/news-internal/leftoutofctc
Sonia Huq
34:57
cost-benefit analysishttps://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/news-internal/2021/child-allowance/cost-benefit-analysis
Sonia Huq
37:31
Housing Briefhttps://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/news-internal/2021/section-8-housing-expansion-poverty-impact
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
37:44
I know some people hear pushback re the costs of expanding the CTC -- hoping this cost-benefit analysis will help!
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
38:49
Hi folks, just a reminder, especially for those who joined late - feel free to post your questions here in the chat
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
40:29
I know many of you read this already, but another resource is RESULTS housing brief (from our conference): https://results.org/wp-content/uploads/2021-IC_Policy-Overview_Housing.pdf
Cathy Michael
42:22
Are 3 of 4 eligible households not receiving the vouchers because they don’t knowhow to apply? or because they live in Repub states? or other reasons?
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
43:29
It's because there is a cap on the number of vouchers that can be issued, due to limited funding.
Karyne Bury
44:21
Q: The cost of not addressing our housing crisis is clear, however how much will expansion of vouchers actually cost? Part of the resistance we receive from certain Reps is immediate concerns about costs and driving up "national debt"
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
44:25
Many are on years-long waitlists. In one Congressional hearing, a member cited a 17-year wait on the waitlist
Karyne Bury
45:18
Wow, that is criminal. That's a lifetime.
Sonia Huq
45:21
We also had a couple of interesting speakers this year on the topic of housing for our policy seminars, if anyone wants to check it out: https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/events/2021/eva-rosen
Sonia Huq
45:32
https://www.povertycenter.columbia.edu/events/2020/jacob-faber
Karyne Bury
45:35
Thank you!
Ken Patterson (he/him)
45:43
Great info! Is there a cost benefit analysis for the Section 8 expansion?
Megan Curran
47:56
From CBPP -- there have also been cuts to federal rental assistance in recent years: https://www.cbpp.org/research/housing/chart-book-cuts-in-federal-assistance-have-exacerbated-families-struggles-to
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
49:47
From the last national webinar, Ann OLiva commented on the cost... previous studies have estimated the cost to be around over $400B.
Karyne Bury
50:06
Thank you
Jos Linn (he/him)
50:07
Is that over 10 years?
Jos Linn (he/him)
50:18
or per year>
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
50:18
But the cost of not addressing the demand for vouchers is much higher.
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
50:36
Expansion to a universal
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
50:40
@Jos
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
52:07
time for maybe 1 last question, anyone?
Betsy Skipp
53:09
So, your to poor to get yourself out of poverty
Karyne Bury
53:26
Thank you Michael
Michael Santos, RESULTS (he/him/his)
53:48
See the chapter starting p. 71 in the HNH 2019 report for citations: http://nlchp.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/HOUSING-NOT-HANDCUFFS-2019-FINAL.pdf
Sonia Huq
53:54
https://www.nationalacademies.org/our-work/building-an-agenda-to-reduce-the-number-of-children-in-poverty-by-half-in-10-years
Meredith Dodson, RESULTS (she/her)
54:15
and a summary from RESULTS 2020 Hunger Fellow on the NAS: https://results.org/blog/ending-child-poverty-is-a-policy-choice/
Megan Curran
55:04
https://www.nap.edu/resource/25246/Child%20Poverty.pdf
Virginia Vogts
55:13
Amazing information. Thanks much!
Megan Curran
56:17
Thanks so much for having us on -- and many thanks to everyone in the RESULTS network for all the critical work you do. Please feel free to reach out to us at CPSP if want to discuss anything in the future