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Categories: Taxes
Presentation | PolicyLink, CFED, Assets Funder Network | 2014

PowerPoint: Who Benefits from Federal Tax Subsidies

A national discussion is underway about the causes and effects of income and wealth inequality, including recent attention to the role of the U.S. tax code. The federal tax code contains more than $1 trillion in tax subsidies known to policymakers and economists as “tax expenditures” because they are a form of spending through the tax code. Of these subsidies, more than half a trillion, $540...

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Categories: General Resources
Presentation | Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies | 2013

Engaging Legislative Champions in Florida: Part 1

The Joint Center provided a two part training about best practices for engaging elected officials at the RAISE Florida Network first quarter 2013 meeting. During the training the Joint Center: presented facts about potential asset-building legislative champions from the districts in which RFN members lived to enable attendees to productively engage with their local officials at pre-scheduled...

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Categories: General Resources
Presentation | Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies | 2013

The Legislative Visit: Part 2

This is Part 2 of the Joint Center's two part training for the RAISE Florida Network. The presentation material provides guidance on how to craft talking points and how to follow up with elected officials after meeting with them.

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Presentation | | 2012

Balancing Risk & Access: Underwriting Standards for Qualified Residential Mortgages

The national policy debate has centered on how to rebuild the housing finance system and avoid the mistakes of the recent past. Key among these reforms are debates over how to define Qualified Mortgages (QM) and Qualified Residential Mortgages (QRM). This presentation by the Center for Community Capital was made at the American Real Estate & Urban Economics Association mid-year meeting, in...

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