In a recent study from the Brookings Institution, fellows Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube ask the question, “What’s driving the rapid rise of poverty in the suburbs?” Looking at population growth during the last decade, Census data shows that the total number of poor residents living in the suburbs surpassed the number living in the […]
The PolicyMap team is excited to announce that the most recent Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) data is now available for all PolicyMap users!
PolicyMap: An Innovative Data Collection and Analysis Tool for all Sectors Written by Linshuang Lu, Christina Miller and Sarah Singer Quast Summary “PolicyMap. Good Data. Good Decisions.” That tagline captures both the purpose of PolicyMap and what drives the team behind this innovative new tool. Everyone—from funders to the general public—is placing increasing pressure on […]
The Brookings Institute and The Reinvestment Fund, a community reinvestment group, released a video detailing supermarket access in 10 metro areas. The video, “Getting to Market,” is also accompanied by TRF’s PolicyMap widget, which enables users to find areas where food access is a problem and generate reports about those areas. The analysis considers factors […]