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Indicator 1: Working households that are low income

Basic Family Budget Calculator, from Economic Policy Institute

"Financial Coaching: A New Approach for Asset Building?" from Policy Lab

“Wealth Building and Financial Understanding,” from Step Up Savannah

Indicator 2: Bank account ownership in low income households

"Building Family Economic Success: Financial Services," from Family Economic Success

"Asset Poverty and Debt Among Families with Children," from National Center for Children in Poverty

"Asset Accumulation Among Low-Income Households," from Brookings Institute

“Bank the Un-banked,” from Step Up Savannah        
                         
Indicator 3: Homeownership rate in low income households

"Homeownership: Georgia," from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

"The Financial Returns to Low-Income Homeownership," from Joint Center for Housing Studies

“Assets and Opportunity Profile: Savannah,” from Step Up Savannah

Indicator 4: Housing costs in low income households

"Trends in Housing Costs: 1985-2005 and the 30-Percent -of-Income Standard," from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Percent of Owner-Occupied Units Spending 30% or More of Household Income on Selected Monthly Ownership Costs, from U.S. Census Bureau
(Georgia Counties, 2010)

Percent of Renter-Occupied Units Spending 30% or More of Household Income on Rent and Utilities, from U.S. Census Bureau
(Georgia Counties, 2010)

 

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