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Cost of living in 1991 for low-income families in Washington State

Jim Mayfield

Cost of living in 1991 for low-income families in Washington State

by Jim Mayfield

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Published by Office of Research and Data Analysis, Planning, Research, and Development, Dept. of Social and Health Services in Olympia, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cost and standard of living -- Washington (State) -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJim Mayfield, Aaron Lowin.
    GenreStatistics.
    SeriesReport -- 6.37 "When ordering, please refer to report 6.37"--P. [iii]., Report (Washington (State). Dept. of Social and Health Services. Planning, Research & Development. Office of Research & Data Analysis) -- 6.37.
    ContributionsLowin, Aaron., Washington (State). Dept. of Social and Health Services. Planning, Research & Development. Office of Research & Data Analysis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6993.W2 M39 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 78 p. :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17784601M

    Housing Spotlight is a series of occasional research briefs from the National Low Income Housing Coalition that highlights a variety of housing issues. In , in Washington State, for every extremely low income households, there were 27 affordable and available units. For every very low-income households, there were 55 affordable and. Sowing Prosperity: Low-Income Working Families and Connecticut’s Economic Future Authors Judith Carroll short of self-sufficiency in our high-cost state, have at least one full-time worker. There are more t such families in Connecticut who Low-Income Working Families and Connecticut’s.

    THE URBAN INSTITUTE Fact Sheet Office of Public Affairs, M STREET NW, WASHINGTON, D.C. () ; [email protected] LOW-INCOME WORKING FAMILIES: FACTS AND FIGURES Assessing the New Federalism August, The vast majority of low-income parents today are working but still struggling to make ends meet. (f) "Very low-income household" means a single person, family, or unrelated persons living together whose income is at or below fifty percent of the median income adjusted for family size as most recently determined by the federal department of housing and urban development for the county in which the rental housing or mobile home park is located.

    For low-income families, Washington is far from being a low tax state.2 In fact, Washington is the highest-tax state in the country for poor people. No Income Tax, but High Sales and Excise Taxes According to the Census Bureau, Washington’s state and local tax collections totaled percent of personal income in fiscal year , well below. In need of a low income/sliding scale lawyer in Seattle for a Family Law case. I am incredibly poor, I have been to the legal clinic and have received referrals but they all seem to be dead ends. We have our first hearing on July 2nd and I am so lost.


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Get this from a library. Cost of living in for low-income families in Washington State. [Jim Mayfield; Aaron Lowin; Washington (State). Department of Social. Research suggests that, on average, families need an income of about twice the federal poverty threshold to meet their most basic needs.

Children living in families with incomes below this level—$48, for a family of four with two children in —are referred to as low income. Low income veterans in certain areas can get help with their rent for two years through the VA’s Shallow Subsidy program.

King County Metro Offers Low Income Discounts UPDATED Febru - by Nicole Thelin on Febru   In the wake of the urban riots of the late s, policymakers on both sides of the aisle began a sustained effort to expand affordable rental housing for low-income families.

From tofederal rental assistance available to low-income families grew from less thanto. "Low-income" is a designation used by government agencies to help needy individuals and families.

Different states have different low-income guidelines, based on the average cost of living in the area. Washington state does not use a single number to designate individuals and families as low-income.

I need emergency cash assistance to pay my rent. Can you help me find a nursing home in Washington State. Can I get help with rent and utilities. I need to find assisted living for an aging adult.

Is there housing for victims of domestic violence. Can you help me find a long-term care facility in WA State. State Policy and Low Income Families.

Some state policies affect children and families through impacts on family economic well-being and household composition. The Low-Income Working Families project often examines state policies to determine possible impacts and to suggest potential solutions across policy areas ranging from the safety net to.

For low-income families, Washington is far from being a low tax state.2 In fact, Washington is the highest tax state in the country for poor people. No Income Tax, but High Sales and Excise Taxes According to the Census Bureau, Washington’s state and local tax collections totaled percent of personal income in fiscal yearwell below.

(9) "Low-income household" means a single person, family, or unrelated persons living together whose adjusted income is at or below eighty percent of the median family income adjusted for family size, for the county where the project is located, as reported by the United States department of.

Washington Basic Food Stamps/SNAP provides monthly benefits to low-income families living in the state of Washington. The program also provides free enrollment in school meals for children living with Basic Food qualified families. To determine eligibility for the program, your income, household size, resources, and expenses are considered.

Families hard hit by economic troubles might try to relocate to stretch their hard-earned dollars further. Kiplinger, Forbes and AARP surveyed a variety of U.S. cities to determine where housing prices, general cost of living, taxes and job opportunities could provide the most affordable places to live.

The top three best states for low-income individuals and families are: Vermont – The state minimum wage of $ is well above the federal minimum and is indexed to inflation. While median monthly rents in Vermont are slightly above the national average, at $ for a one-bedroom apartment and $1, for a two-bedroom, this amounts to approximately one-third of the statewide median.

Low income in Washington State is considered anyone making less than $15, annually for one person. The national poverty level is $10, for one person.

So, in order to meet the low income standard you have to be making less than minimum wage. Eligibility: Applications begin in December for 5th-grade students of color whose families are low-income.

Education Access Network,Author: Seattle Times Staff. The Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges Opportunity Grant is designed to help low income students get the training required for well paying, high demand, careers.

To be eligible students must be residents of Washington State, and must have a family income at, or below, % of the federal poverty level. International House. South Maynard Avenue Seattle, WA - () Imperial House.

S Main Street Seattle, WA - () Imperial Apartments. Exemptions — Working families — Eligible low-income persons. (1) A working families' tax exemption, in the form of a remittance tax due under this chapter and chapter RCW, is provided to eligible low-income persons for sales taxes paid under this chapter after January 1, By Chantell Cosner & Steve Nakata, Administrative Services.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Eligible low-income students and families have an on-campus location where they can purchase food using their SNAP benefits, thanks to a partnership between Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Revised Novem Purpose: January 1, through Decem Number in Family Median Income (Monthly) 1 4, 2 5, 3. Individual wealth building programs aim to increase the savings of low and moderate-income individuals.

One of the pioneering efforts in this area is the Individual Development Account (IDA). Individual Development Accounts illustrate a central feature of the community wealth-building approach: namely, that to end poverty, communities—and the people in those communities—must be given the.

Contact a housing counseling agency. Other Washington Resources. Local tenant rights, laws and protections. Housing resources for seniors.

Help with your utility bills. Find units for rent in rural Washington. Independent living centers - for seniors and people with disabilities.

Washington State Housing Finance Commission - ask your state.Some states offer other types of low-income tax credits, such as New Mexico’s Low-Income Comprehensive Tax y, a few states have a “no-tax floor,” which sets a dollar level below which families owe no tax but does not affect tax liability for families above that level.bility of care, and systematic data collection on child care remain unaddressed.

Child care for children in low-income families is of special interest in light of current reforms in education and welfare that are likely to increase the numbers of very young low-income children in child care and to augment pressures on preschool settings to foster children's preparation for school.