Research Tags: Concentrated Poverty

2010 VA Poverty Task Force Report

In 2009 and 2010 the State of Virginia convened a task force to look comprehensively at State-level policies aimed at alleviating poverty for Virginians. This summary report details existing programs, challenges and ultimately recommendations.

Policy Report: New Policies to Re-Integrate School Systems

In the decades since Civil Rights-era desegregation policies, school systems have become increasingly more segregated, leading to concentrated poverty and a cycle of poverty. This report is a policy proposal to re-integrate school systems in an attempt to fulfill the promise of the desegregation policies of the past.

Norfolk Plan to Reduce Poverty

Norfolk's poverty rate was double the national average and in 2014 the City issued a comprehensive, holistic approach to address concentrated poverty and the cycle of poverty in Norfolk. The report develops concrete steps the City will undertake to alleviate poverty through education, workforce development and neighborhood revitalization.

Next Generation Community Revitalization: A Work in Progress

Six national models used in recent decades to comprehensively address community revitalization are evaluated in this report. These models approach poverty alleviation through a multi-pronged approach including social services, education,housing, etc.

New Jersey Future Assessment of the NJ LIHTC Program

To evaluate whether those changes had their intended effect, New Jersey Future compared affordable housing projects that received federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) between 2005 and 2012 with projects that received credits between 2013 and 2015, after the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA), which administers the tax credits, made significant changes to the criteria it uses to award them.