TANF Data Collaborative Pilot Profiles: A Collection of Data Analytics Projects from State and County TANF Agencies, January 2023 - This report from the Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation (OPRE) examines the TANF Data Collaborative, a key component of the TANF Data Innovation Project. It was designed to support eight state and county TANF agencies in leveraging administrative data to inform policy and practice. This report discusses key components of that pilot including research questions, data landscape, research methods, and initial findings for each site.
Black Homeownership: Using Data to Navigate the Road to Equity, January 2023 - This brief from Urban Institute addresses the racial homeownership gap in the United States and uncovers systemic barriers preventing Blacks from buying and sustaining homeownership. Also, this brief provides an interactive dashboard to support stakeholders in developing effective policies to increase Black homeownership.
The Potential for Supporting Low Income Renters Through Transportation Spending, January 2023 - This brief from the Urban Institute examines how policymakers can leverage transportation investments through the 2021 Infrastructure Investment and Job Act (IIJA) for affordable housing preservation, development, and access. Also, this brief provides some guidance to policymakers and advocates seeking to integrate housing with transportation investments.