HOW BUILD BACK BETTER HELPS KS-03

Rep. Sharice Davids (KS-03)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In KS-03, approximately 10% of young children live in poverty.
  • About 148,000 children in KS-03 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 91,000 payments were made to KS-03 families in October.
  • The average payment per household across the state of Kansas was $462.
  • The Build Back Better Act will extend the fully refundable enhanced Child Tax Credit to provide up to $3,600 per qualified child until 2023.

Health Care

Prescription Drugs

Earned Income Tax Credit

  • The Build Back Better Act will extend the current expanded Earned Income Tax Credit for childless workers of up to $1,502 for one year.
  • An estimated 42,000 working families in KS-03 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • KS-03 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 14,490 homes, meanwhile, 20% of all renter households in the district are severely cost-burdened.
  • The Build Back Better Act will make the largest investment in history for the construction, rehabilitation, and improvement of affordable housing.
  • The Act will also make historic investments in rental and down payment assistance programs.