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(sources correspond with the citations in the infographic):
1 – Short history of the Great Depression.
2 – National Low Income Housing Coalition.
3 – Texas State of Homelessness Report.
4 – National Alliance to End Homelessness and the Texas Homeless Network.
https://endhomelessness.org/homelessness-in-america/homelessness-statistics/state-of-homelessness-report/texas/ and https://www.thn.org/
5 – Housing Crisis Center report by bcWorkshop for North Texas. https://mortgagemission.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ad7d2-hcc_final_07142016.pdf which sites Public Attitudes Toward the Homeless (2011).
6 – Texas Tribune report on Texas homelessness trends.
7 – National Alliance to End Homelessness.
8 – Economic Policy Institute report on wage/productivity gap.
9 – National Public Radio graphic of union membership. Economic Policy Institute’s analysis of Right To Work legislation and wages.
https://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/02/23/385843576/50-years-of-shrinking-union-membership-in-one-map and https://www.epi.org/publication/right-to-work-states-have-lower-wages/
10 – Housing Crisis Center report by bcWorkshop for North Texas. https://mortgagemission.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/ad7d2-hcc_final_07142016.pdf
11 – A History of HUD by Lawrence Thompson.
https://monarchhousing.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/03/hud-history.pdf Page 20.
12 – A History of HUD by Lawrence Thompson.
https://monarchhousing.org/wp-content/uploads/2007/03/hud-history.pdf Page 21.
13 – HUD 2019 Notice of Funding Availability for Continuum of Care.
14 – Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance 2019 Funds.
15 – Texas Tribune report on Texas homelessness trends.
16 – KERA report on Texas cities and homelessness.
17 – Texas Tribune report on Texas homelessness trends.
18 – Texas Tribune report on Texas homelessness trends.
19 – Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs HHSP homeless program.
20 – Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs HHSP homeless funding for 2019/2020.
21 – National Alliance to End Homelessness’ State of Homelessness Report. https://endhomelessness.org/homelessness-in-america/homelessness-statistics/state-of-homelessness-report
22 – KUT 90.5 report on Texas shortage of affordable rentals. National Low Income Housing Coalition data for Texas from 2017.
23 – same as 22.
24 – same as 22.
25 – National Low Income Housing Coalition analysis of President Trump’s FY2020 budget request. https://nlihc.org/resource/analysis-president-trumps-fy2020-budget-request
26 – Curbed report that summarizes the housing plans of presidential candidates for 2020.
27 – SF Weekly article describing the decline in HUD funding that began in the 1980s under Ronald Reaganhttp://www.sfweekly.com/news/the-great-eliminator-how-ronald-reagan-made-homelessness-permanent
28 – CityLab article describing the shortage of subsidized housing.
29 – same as 27.
30 – Curbed article describing the National Homes Guarantee plan.
https://www.curbed.com/2019/9/16/20867963/for-rent-apartment-affordable-housing-homes-guarantee and https://homesguarantee.com/
31 – Curbed article describing the Housing for All plan.
32 – same as 26.
Trump’s tax cuts.
Politico’s coverage of Trump’s tax cuts.
Elizabeth Warren’s housing legislation.
Elizabeth Warren’s housing plans in detail.
How HUD funding for subsidized housing impacts Dallas.