D.C.’s Black-White Unemployment Gap Is The Worst In The Nation
“If 11% were the general unemployment rate, that would be considered a crisis and there would be a crisis response,” says Caitlin Schnur, who co-authored the DCFPI report and is the group’s deputy policy director.
East Coast mayors call for more office-to-apartment conversions
“It’s absolutely a budget gimmick” said Erica Williams, executive director at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, referring to Bowser’s 2023 proposal to increase the downtown developer tax break.
D.C. home buyers’ assistance program is out of funds, officials say
“Eliana Golding at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, which has advocated for a greater increase in HPAP funding, said the program is crucial and must strive for greater consistency.”
‘A pile of assumptions’: How a long-delayed database project affected decision-making on rent caps
“Advocates like Golding also hope to limit rent increases further while also making it harder to remove units from rent control.”
America’s Housing Crisis Hammers Those Trying to Buy or Rent
“Eliana Roberts Golding, Senior Policy Analyst for Housing and Workforce Development?at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, said it’s a question of economic policy priorities in a society that sees?housing?as a commodity and not a basic human right.”
D.C. Council caps rent hikes in rent-stabilized buildings amid inflation
“Having this lower cap is going back to the idea of what rent control is in the first place — it’s not a landlord protection, it’s a renter protection,” said Eliana Golding, a housing analyst at the DC Fiscal Policy Institute.
Moon Rabbit, Popular Award-Winning DC Restaurant, Has Closed Amid Unionization Fight
The D.C. Fiscal Policy Institute, an organization dedicated to analyzing tax and budget data in the District, published a report in 2017 about the $300 million, which included “public land and cash subsidies through D.C.’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and […]
Acclaimed Moon Rabbit restaurant to close in face of union fight
In 2017, the DC Fiscal Policy Institute…issued an analysis that said, “The District of Columbia’s economic development efforts — including the enormous Wharf project — too often support creation of low-wage jobs with minimal benefits, because they do […]
Large U.S. cities regain population lost during pandemic, census data shows
“…there is still a strong desire for living in cities themselves and not just near them, said Erica Williams, executive director of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute. But she said the District should diversify its efforts to draw people in.”