How the U.S. Government Is Making Washington, D.C. the Capitol of Inequality

While Washington, DC is one of the most economically successful cities in the nation, it is also one of the most economically unequal places to live and work in America. Federal contracting work contributes to the area’s wide income inequality. This report finds that: Nearly one-third of DC’s federal contract workers—24,500—earn less than $20 an […]

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October 9th, 2015
Greater Transparency Will Strengthen DC’s Efforts To Turn Publicly-Owned Land Into Affordable Housing

Legislation proposed by the DC Council would help ensure that residents and policymakers get a full financial picture when the city sells land at a discounted rate in return for getting affordable housing built there. A law adopted last year is already turning city-owned land into much-needed mixed-income housing. Greater financial transparency will help show […]

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