Posts Tagged ‘Urban Institute’

Higher Minimum Wage Will Have Minimal Effect for Many Families, Study Finds

It's been slightly more than half a year since Mayor Vince Gray signed a bill to raise D.C.'s minimum wage, and more than a month since it took effect, bringing the lowest allowable hourly wage to $9.50 before it gradually rises to $11.50 in July 2016 and then changes with inflation. But the effect the legislation is having [...]

D.C. Stacks Up Well on Affordable Housing, Per Report

These days, the issue of housing affordability is everywhere in D.C. It dominates the mayoral campaign, it's invoked to explain the spike in the number of families in homeless shelters, and it's at the center of policy proposals and announcements. The gist of all of these references to affordable housing in D.C. is that we [...]