REPORT: HOW THE BUILD BACK BETTER ACT WILL HELP KEY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Invest in America Action released a new research report, “How Build Back Better Helps Key Congressional Districts.”

The U.S. House passed the Build Back Better Act last week, advancing its historic investments in child care, affordable housing, education, clean energy, and more, which after clearing the Senate will lower costs, cut taxes, and create millions of jobs for middle-class American families.

Read the report here.

How Build Back Better Helps Key Congressional Districts

Rep. Stephanie Murphy (FL-07)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In FL-07, approximately 13% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 128,000 children in FL-07 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 86,000 payments were made to FL-07 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Florida was $411.

  • 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 66,000 working families in FL-07 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • FL-07 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 27,798 homes, meanwhile, 28% 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.

Rep. Kathleen Rice (NY-04)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In NY-04, approximately 5% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 115,000 children in NY-04 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 73,000 payments were made to NY-04 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of New York was $417.

  • 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 46,000 working families in NY-04 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • NY-04 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 13,766 homes, meanwhile, 30% 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.

Rep. Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In NJ-05, approximately 6% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 108,000 children in NJ-05 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 78,000 payments were made to NJ-05 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of New Jersey was $404.

  • 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 29,000 working families in NJ-05 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • NJ-05 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 15,962 homes, meanwhile, 25% 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.

Rep. Kurt Schrader (OR-05)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In OR-05, approximately 15% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 156,000 children in OR-05 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 78,000 payments were made to OR-05 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Oregon was $432.

  • 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 54,000 working families in OR-05 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Rep. Ed Case (HI-01)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In HI-01, approximately 7% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 119,000 children in HI-01 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 75,000 payments were made to HI-01 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Hawaii was $435.

  • 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 45,000 working families in HI-01 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • HI-01 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 23,730 homes, meanwhile, 27% 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.

Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In VA-07, approximately 9% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 160,000 children in VA-07 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 93,000 payments were made to VA-07 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Virginia was $419.

  • 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 50,000 working families in VA-07 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • VA-07 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 14,314 homes, meanwhile, 22% 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.

Rep. Lucy McBath (GA-06)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In GA-06, approximately 6% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 113,000 children in GA-06 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 93,000 payments were made to GA-06 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Florida was $425.

  • 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 38,000 working families in GA-06 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • GA-06 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 21,878 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.

Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In IA-03, approximately 12% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 172,000 children in IA-03 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 98,000 payments were made to IA-03 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Iowa was $461.

  • 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 52,000 working families in IA-03 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • IA-03 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 10,611 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.

Rep. Haley Stevens (MI-11)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In MI-11, approximately 8% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 111,000 children in MI-11 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 83,000 payments were made to MI-11 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Iowa was $444.

  • 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 32,000 working families in MI-11 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • MI-11 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 10,869 homes, meanwhile, 19% 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.

Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-08)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In PA-08, approximately 6% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 123,000 children in PA-08 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 69,000 payments were made to PA-08 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Iowa was $428.

  • 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 60,000 working families in PA-08 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • PA-08 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 15,280 homes, meanwhile, 25% 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.

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.

Rep. Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In AZ-01, approximately 24% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 156,000 children in AZ-01 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 85,000 payments were made to AZ-01 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Arizona was $447.

  • 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 66,000 working families in AZ-01 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • AZ-01 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 12,110 homes, meanwhile, 24% 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.

    • WI-03 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 10,640 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.

Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In WI-03, approximately 17% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 132,000 children in WI-03 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 70,000 payments were made to WI-03 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Wisconsin was $447.

  • 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 45,000 working families in WI-03 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • WI-03 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 10,640 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.

Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (TX-07)

Child Care

Child Tax Credit 

  • In TX-07, approximately 13% of young children live in poverty.

  • About 145,000 children in TX-07 qualify for the enhanced Child Tax Credit payments, and a total of 94,000 payments were made to TX-07 families in October.

  • The average payment per household across the state of Texas was $444.

  • 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 58,000 working families in TX-07 will benefit from the expanded Earned Income Tax Credit.

Clean Energy

Housing

  • TX-07 faces an affordable housing shortage of over 30,790 homes, meanwhile, 24% 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.

  • The Build Back Better Act will make the largest investment in history for the construction, rehabilitation, and improvement of affordable housing.

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