How Housing Vouchers Can Fight Residential Segregation

Eva Rosen, The Nation, March 15, 2016, available here

Vouchers shouldn’t merely keep people off the streets; they should help families move to neighborhoods with more opportunities.

By untethering federal housing aid from the disadvantaged neighborhoods to which it was once attached, vouchers offer millions of poor Americans the opportunity to move to a new neighborhood where streets are safe, schools have resources to teach their children, and jobs are bountiful.

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