As a followup to our District Data Brief on the pandemic's effect on urban migration, select tables and figures have been updated with more recent data. Read More
When Benefits Cliffs Turn Raises into Penalties, Local and National Efforts Help Workers and Employers Navigate Options
Getting a raise is usually a good thing. But what if it comes at the cost of losing a benefit that you rely on? Here’s what some organizations are doing to help workers navigate the path to economic independence. Read more.
Generally, a high job-access rate has a positive impact on employment; that is, in areas where jobs are easier to reach, employment rates are usually higher. But this isn’t true for the Cleveland metro area. In fact, we see the reverse: Neighborhoods with high rates of job access tend to have low employment rates, and neighborhoods with low rates of job access tend to have high employment rates. Read More
Home prices are rising, pricing out many potential homebuyers. This alternative homeownership model keeps homes affordable for lower-income buyers and increasingly for buyers of color. Read More
Both jobseekers and workforce development professionals can use this interactive tool to turn job skills into higher-paying positions. How will you use it? Read More