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18 SEPTEMBER 2013 | POVERTY LEVELS

18 Sep , 2013

Yesterday, the media reported that poverty rates in the U.S. remained steady at 15% of the population living below federally established poverty levels.  Rates dropped to an all-time low of 11% in 1973, but have risen and remained persistent ever since.

Click here to read a thoughtful piece on poverty levels and the role anti-poverty programs have played over the past few decades.

26 JULY 2013 | INCOME MOBILITY

26 Jul , 2013

At Habitat, we are interested in breaking the cycle of poverty, not just providing a home.  Check out this research showing a great variety of opportunity around the country.  Unfortunately, our area shows very low income mobility opportunities due to a variety of factors.


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