NLIHC’s annual report, Out of Reach, documents the gap between wages and the price of housing across the United States. The report’s Housing Wage is an estimate of the hourly wage that a full-time worker must earn to afford a modest and safe rental home with spending more than 30% of his or her income on rent and utility costs. An interactive map provides access to state and local data.
Community Action Southwest created its Self-Sufficiency Standard to determine and track levels of client self-reliance, and as a tool for goal creation.
This webinar highlights resources available through the CSBG Resource Bank that produce positive outcomes for low-income youth and families. It also highlights three distinct models for increasing economic mobility.
The Maryland Community Action Partnership has published the Self-Sufficiency Standard for Maryland 2012 to help Maryland families and individuals make progress toward real economic security.