In what is one of the first "shared solar" systems for low-income
residents in New York State, developers will bid competitively for contracts to install arrays on Con Ed properties in Brooklyn, Queens and Westchester.
This action will help protect low-income
households from unscrupulous energy service providers and deliver much-need relief to New Yorkers across the state, Governor Cuomo said.
Currently, state housing agencies must conduct an initial on-site inspection of all buildings in a project by the end of the second calendar year following the year the last building in the project is placed in service, and for at least 20% of the project's low-income
units (the 20% rale), they must inspect the units and review the low-income
certifications, the documentation supporting the certifications, and the rent records for the tenants in those units.
students to private schools will not solve the problem, the study says.
More than 50 percent of low-income
high achievers apply exclusively to non-selective two-year and four-year schools that typically have low graduation rates and low instructional resources.
At every level -- federal, state and district -- the decisions we make stack the deck against low-income
kids and kids of color.
But what of proof that early applicants do not typically apply for financial aid or come from low-income
5 million are living in low-income
families and are supported by earned income.
The best way to help low-income
, high-cost drivers is to reduce the sources of loss costs: medical care, fraud, vehicle repair, auto theft and exploding jury awards.
parents who did not work at all in 2004 were either disabled or taking care of their families--National Center for Children in Poverty
Keywords: poverty measurement, low-income
, latent and sequential costs of poverty
In Illinois, a low-income
household (earning $19,637--30 percent of the area median income of $65,457) can afford monthly rent of no more than $491, while Chicago's fair-market rent for a two-bedroom unit ranges above $800.