Only about 25% of those households that are eligible for a section 8 housing choice voucher currently receive one according to the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as well as census data. There are about 2.2 million households enrolled (made up of over 5 million individuals) and in total about 8 million households (or 20 million individuals) are eligible.
Monthly Archives: March 2018
The monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey has been released by the Labor Department. The report, commonly known as JOLTS, has a few month lag to it, so the January 2018 data was just put out. What it shows is that there were a record number of job openings as we start 2018, and companies currently have 6.3 million job openings. This is a record high.
I already told some of my story, but today is my 43rd birthday. In addition to this “milestone” (I guess many people call birthdays that), I just closed on a new home purchase. So a busy time. While I can’t recall exactly what I thought my future might look like when I was a kid, I would suspect the younger version of me would have been very surprised.