The gap between rich and poor in the District is one of the highest among the largest cities in the United States. Mayor Gray and the DC Council have a major opportunity with the FY 2015 budget to start narrowing the income gap and increasing opportunity for DC residents, through investments in affordable housing, education, health care, job assistance, and targeted tax reductions. You can read more about DCFPI’s suggestions for how to close the gap in this month’s “The Numbers” column.
Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can Fight Back
By Kitty Richards • East of the River • February 10, 2018
DC Should Do More to Ensure Residents of Color Can Access Growing Prosperity
By Ed Lazere • Hill Rag • November 6, 2017
DC Added $8 Million to the Pockets of Low-Income Workers, Thanks to Tax Credit Expansion
By Claire Zippel • HillRag • October 4, 2017