Housing and Economic Security


Unpacking the Affordable Housing Crisis

Experts agree we need several million homes to adequately house people experiencing homelessness. Listen to our new podcast to hear unique perspectives and learn more about how states are managing the affordable housing crisis.


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How Manufactured Homes Can Build Housing Stability

Home ownership continues to elude many U.S. families. Learn why some legislatures are turning to manufactured homes to improve the supply of housing for low- and middle-income families.



Economic Security


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Opening Doors to Housing Security

One part of NCSL's six-part brief series examining state CSFRF spending priorities a year after the program launched and showcasing examples to help inform policymakers as they combat the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about CSFRF spending on housing priorities.


NCSL Database

Economic Mobility Enacted Legislation Database

Tracks enacted legislation in the 50 states, District of Columbia and U.S. territories related to economic mobility. Economic mobility is a vast and interrelated policy topic. Explore the 23 subtopics in this database addressing benefits cliffs, tax credits, eligibility, financial literacy, and other economic mobility legislation. (2020 to present).


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Child Tax Credit Overview

Child tax credits are a hot topic at the state and federal levels. Check out NCSL’s new Child Tax Credit Overview and summary of enacted legislation to better understand this strategy for improving economic mobility among lower- and middle-income families.