The U.S. Census Bureau released two annual reports on income and poverty on September 12. Income and Poverty in the United State: 2017 shows that median household income was $61,400, a 1.8% increase from 2016. The poverty rate was 12.3% in 2017, down from 12.7% in 2016. The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2017 shows that housing subsidies lifted 2.9 million people out of poverty.
Housing Subsidies Lift 2.9 Million Out of Poverty
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The vision of OCAH: That all Oklahomans have the opportunity to live in safe, healthy and affordable homes. Our Mission: To lead the movement to ensure that all residents of the state of Oklahoma flourish in safe, affordable homes and to help communities develop safe and affordable housing options for all of their residents. We reach our mission through advocacy, education and practical training to foster the production and maintenance of affordable housing throughout the state. View all posts by Oklahoma Coalition for Affordable Housing