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The government has spent over $5 trillion responding to the pandemic – that’s hard to wrap your head around.

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The best way to understand how your taxpayer dollars are being spent is to dive into the data. Use our visualizations to see who received pandemic relief money and what they spent it on.

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How Tribes are spending SLFRF money

The American Rescue Plan provided $20 billion in State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funding (SLFRF) to assist Tribal governments, communities, businesses, and households. In November 2022, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Tribal and Native Affairs released a report highlighting some of the 3,000 projects that Tribes have funded with SLFRF money. The projects are focusing on improving the Tribes’ health, safety, and quality of life. The report noted that more than 2.7 million individuals from 579 Tribes have benefited.

Explore demographic data on Homeowner Assistance Fund approved applicants.

The $10 billion Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) is providing financial help to homeowners who missed mortgage, home insurance, and utility bill payments after January 21, 2020. Recently, Treasury released data on the race, gender, ethnicity, and income of the 94,310 approved applicants out of the 399,276 applicants. The quarterly reporting by the states, District of Columbia, Tribes, and U.S. Territories shows that they have obligated about 10% of the funding. They have until September 30, 2026, to use all the funding to benefit homeowners.
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