U.S. Poverty National Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
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Could someone please post the link to the slides? Thank you!
hearing things on access to bank accounts/ loans
Slides are here: https://results.org/resources/january-2019-making-a-difference-in-2019/
Statement by Bob Greenstein, head of CBPP, on the shutdown https://www.cbpp.org/press/statements/greenstein-policymakers-must-end-government-shutdown-as-harmful-effects-grow
Can Allison please talk about the difference between Section 8 and HC Vouchers? I had always thought Section 8 was also a choice voucher.
Maybe there was a change in program name?
Great data. Can I make a request to get the data specific to Dallas Texas? Is it available at that granular level? Thanks.
For resources from CBPP on housing https://www.cbpp.org/topics/housing and here is a link to the state data: https://www.cbpp.org/research/national-and-state-housing-data-fact-sheets
More on the bipartisan Senate bill introduced to protect low-income families from housing discrimination introduced back in November: https://www.housingwire.com/articles/47416-prominent-senators-begin-bipartisan-push-to-expand-fair-housing-act and https://www.kaine.senate.gov/press-releases/kaine-hatch-introduce-bipartisan-bill-to-protect-veterans-and-low-income-families-from-housing-discrimination
Urban Institute study on housing choice vouchers: https://www.urban.org/research/publication/pilot-study-landlord-acceptance-housing-choice-vouchers
here is the report on housing discrimination https://www.cbpp.org/research/housing/prohibiting-discrimination-against-renters-using-housing-vouchers-improves-results
We all know these policies are sooo needed and helpful. Do we have data detailing the financial benefit to the community, city, state, etc. Some of my reps are only motivated to support policy if they can show the economic benefits along with the humanitarian benefits. For example, I know it costs less to provide vouchers and assist families as they progress rather than the support needed if they are homeless. Do we have that type of data. Thanks so much!! This is awesome!
NLIHC also has info on the impact of the shutdown on housing programs https://nlihc.org/article/government-shutdown-now-third-week-impacts-housing-programs-and-tenants
Just out this evening, USDA as resources to pay SNAP benefits through Feb https://twitter.com/hbottemiller/status/1082789210770292742 (WIC and school meals through at least feb too)
What percentage of voucher holders are families of color?
Thank you Meredith and Alison!
Are the planning guides available now? Where?
https://results.org/volunteers/outreach-planning/ (6th option)