The American Rescue Plan Act and New Hampshire: Recent and Updated Resources

**Please visit our current ARPA Resource page for the following and additional resources**

The federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which was signed into law on March 11, 2021, was designed to provide direct support to individuals and families, as well as state and local governments, to address the pandemic’s health and economic impacts. NHFPI has been tracking the impacts of ARPA on the New Hampshire economy and the State’s deployment of the flexible funds provided by ARPA to support an equitable recovery.

Summary of ARPA: Federal American Rescue Plan Act Directs Aid to Lower-Income Children, Unemployed Workers, and Public Services – Blog, March 26, 2021


Recent Research and Analysis

Addressing New Hampshire’s Affordable Housing Shortage With American Rescue Plan Act Funds – Fact Sheet, March 24, 2022

Expansions of the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit in New Hampshire – Issue Brief, March 4, 2022

Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit: Impacts and Access in New Hampshire – Webinar, March 16, 2022

Public Benefit Navigators Can Help Granite Staters Access Federal Assistance and Support the Economy – Issue Brief, February 10, 2022

About $578 Million Remain of the State’s Flexible Federal Funds to Support an Equitable Recovery – Data Byte, March 10, 2022

Favorable State Revenues and Federal Resources Provide Opportunity for Significant Investments – Blog, February 11, 2022


Other Research and Reference Material

Federal Guidance Details Uses of Flexible Aid for State and Local Governments – Blog, May 25, 2021

More Than One Third of the State’s Flexible Federal Funds for COVID-19 Recovery Appropriated – Blog, November 17, 2021

Nearly 20 Percent of State’s New Flexible Federal Funds Have Been Appropriated – Blog, September 1, 2021

Federal Funds Boost Home Heating Assistance Ahead of Expected Winter Price Increases – Blog, November 16, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act – Impacts in New Hampshire – Presentation, August 6, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act and Assistance to Granite State Households – Presentation, July 26, 2021

Federal Aid and the Recovery from the COVID-19 Crisis – Presentation, May 19, 2021

Greater Investments Key for Students Facing Inequities Across New Hampshire – Issue Brief, August 25, 2021