Contents Methods and Data Sources Portraits of Families Low-income families Low education families Single-headed families Nonwhite or Hispanic families Renter families The low net worth family Suggestions for Future Research
Poor Finances: Assets and Low-Income Households Determinants of Asset Building By: Sondra Beverly, Michael Sherraden, Min Zhan, Trina R. Williams Shanks, and Yunju Nam Center for Social Development Washington University in St. Louis and Reid Cramer New America Foundation March 2008
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Report to the Secretary on Private Financing of Long-Term Care for the Elderly Technical Work Group on Private Financing of Long-Term Care for the Elderly November 1986 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/pfltce.pdf (243 PDF pages)
A National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly: Results of a National Survey of Facilities
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services A National Study of Assisted Living for the Frail Elderly: Results of a National Survey of Facilities Catherine Hawes, Ph.D., Miriam Rose, M.Ed., and Charles D. Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H. Myers Research Institute December 14, 1999 PDF Version: http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/reports/facres.pdf (12
This is the first of two briefs that examine the interplay between education and skills-building programming for lower income individuals and families in the areas of marriage and relationships, financial literacy, and asset development. This brief provides an overview of existing programs and practices. It highlights opportunities for collabo
This brief, part of a series on disconnected low-income men, presents data on the educational attainment and labor force participation of low-income men who are disengaged or at high risk of disengagement from mainstream economic and social life. It focuses primarily on men without postsecondary degrees.
Trends in the Use of Early Care and Education, 1995-2011: Descriptive Analysis of Child Care Arrangements from National Survey Data
The authors would like to acknowledge our Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Services Policy, Ajay Chaudry, for his leadership and vision in the development of this report. The authors would also like to acknowledge Barbara Broman, Ann McCormick, Martha Moorehouse, and Pam Winston for their direction and reviews.
Despite the knowledge that homeless children face poor outcomes, research has largely focused on the parent(s) in a homeless family, perhaps because these children are still part of a family unit. However, the children themselves have different and separate needs from their parent(s). Given the impact of the current recession, it is critical to un
This evaluation describes existing state Express Lane Eligibility (ELE) programs including the administrative costs and ELE enrollment trends, estimates the impact of ELE adoption on total enrollment, and previews the issues that will be examined through future evaluation activities.
This study examined models of integration and coordination of housing assistance services and HIV care. The final report describes findings from a quantitative analysis of national HIV housing assistance data, and highlights from case studies conducted at four Integrated HIV/AIDS Housing Plan (IHHP) projects funded by the U.S. Department of Housin
Information on the Supplemental Poverty Measure - A Summary of 2013 Current Population Survey Data (October 2014)
The brief summarizes findings from the Census Bureau’s Supplemental Poverty Measure report for 2013. The brief highlights SPM levels for the most recent year, changes from the previous year and historical trends. SPM estimates are compared to estimates of the official poverty measure. The brief also presents the anti-poverty effects of select
This report presents findings from an evaluation of CHIP mandated by CHIPRA and patterned after an earlier evaluation. Some of the evaluation findings are at the national level, while others focus on the 10 states selected for more intensive study: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Texas, Utah, and Virginia. The ev