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September 19, 2022

Report Finds Housing Assistance Plays a Growing Part in Reducing Child Poverty

A new report from Child Trends, “Lessons From a Historic Decline in Child Poverty,” finds that child poverty rates decreased from one in four children in 1993 to one in 10 children in 2019. Factors associated with this decline include changes in the labor market, like increased state minimum wages…

September 19, 2022

Supplemental Poverty Measure Shows Marked Decreases in Poverty

The U.S. Census Bureau released Income in the United States: 2021 and Poverty in the United States: 2021 on September 13. The reports present income and poverty estimates based on the 2021 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements (CPS ASEC), which includes household level…