In this issue brief, UnidosUS examines the lasting effects of systemic housing discrimination on communities of color, including disparities in rent burdens and housing affordability.
This brief also illustrates a vivid and painful picture of Latino renters’ fragility in the current economic crisis and to their vulnerability to eviction amid a public health crisis. Finally, this paper provides recommendations to policymakers on how to mitigate the immediate and long-term impact of the pandemic on all renters, including Latinos.
The September 2021 jobs report showed that the economy added 194,000 jobs—well below the 500,000 number economists forecasted. Notable job gains occurred in the hospitality and leisure industry, a trend […]
In this letter to Congressional leadership, the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda—a premiere coalition of the nation’s most prominent Latino organizations—urges Congress to permanently expand the Child Tax Credit, expanding access […]