The Nevada Current cites a Social Policy Institute survey finding that payments from the expanded child tax credit were associated with a decrease in food insufficiency and is enabling parents to save for their children’s futures.
The destabilizing cost of a pandemic: What COVID-19 meant for renters already getting assistance (Links to an external site)
Data from SPI’s survey on the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 revealed the vulnerability of renters receiving federal assistance. The findings showed that low-income renters already receiving federal assistance are more likely to be evicted than low-income renters who do not receive federal support.
33% of Ohioans missing out on child tax credit (Links to an external site)
Axios discussed recent SPI findings that of the estimated 92% of Ohio families eligible for the expanded Child Tax Credit, only two-thirds have received it.
Funding for monthly child tax credit through 2022 included in Build Back Better act (Links to an external site)
KTTN News interviewed Stephen Roll, assistant research professor at SPI, on the effects of child poverty and the expansion of the Child Tax Credit as a possible solution.
Calls to Shore Up Child Tax Credit Long-Term in Build Back Better Act (Links to an external site)
KMA radio interviewed Stephen Roll, assistant research professor at SPI, about the expansion of the child tax credit as a solution to increased financial instability in low-income families.
D.C. orgs help families utilize child tax credit (Links to an external site)
Following Biden’s plan to extend the child tax credit for another year, Axios shares an SPI study, finding that only about half of all eligible D.C. families received the CTC payments between July and September 2021.
Testimony: Joint Economic Committee Hearing on the Revenue Provisions of the Build Back Better Act (Links to an external site)
SPI’s recent research was shared at a Joint Economic Committee hearing. The research discussed how households with incomes under $25,000 are among the least likely to know about the expansion of the Child Tax Credit. Read the Tax Foundation’s transcript.
Expanded Child Tax Credit has caused big reductions in childhood poverty, but more action is needed (Links to an external site)
The Pulse shares a recent SPI survey which examines how families in North Carolina are using the expanded Child Tax Credit and showed that the families who need the tax credit the most are the least likely to have received it.
New study shows how Virginians are using the Child Tax Credit (Links to an external site)
The Augusta Free Press shared research which examined how Virginians are using their Child Tax Credit to care for their families from the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis in partnership with Annie E. Casey Foundation.