Legislation & Policy

How Well Can Limited Data Predict Annual Tax Credits: The Importance of the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and An Option for Advancing Credits

Oct 17, 2022
Elaine Maag, Elizabeth Peters, Nikhita Airi, Karen Smith for the URBAN INSTITUTE
Using data from the 2018 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP, which has monthly income amounts for 2017) and the National Bureau of Economic Research TAXSIM model, we estimate how accurately data from the first quarter of the year can predict credit amounts a person will ultimately qual

Infants and Toddlers Experiencing Homelessness: Prevalence and Access to Early Learning in Twenty States

Nov 17, 2022
School House Connection
Homelessness is a traumatic experience with long-term consequences, particularly for infants and toddlers in their most critical stages of development. Yet homelessness among young children is hidden.

Toolkit: Overcoming Legal and Policy Barriers to serving minors experiencing homelessness - a collection of resources for youth advocates

Jun 29, 2022
National Network for Youth
In 2020 we launched a dedicated effort to learn more about legal issues surrounding unaccompanied minors experiencing homelessness.