Realizing the Housing Voucher Program’s Potential to Enable Families to Move to Better Neighborhoods
Barbara Sard and Douglas Rice, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, January 12, 2016, available here
Housing Choice Vouchers help families afford decent, stable housing, avoid homelessness, and make ends meet. They also enable children to grow up in better neighborhoods and thereby enhance their chances of long-term health and success. Still, 280,000 children in families using vouchers lived in extremely poor neighborhoods in 2014.
A new CBPP paper shows that Housing Choice Vouchers could do much more to help children grow up in safer, low-poverty neighborhoods with good schools.Read more
Stefanie DeLuca and Jessi Stafford, available here
Learning from Voucher Families: Close Ups of the Search and Relocation Process in Mobile & Baltimore (Powerpoint slides)
Stefanie DeLuca, Powerpoint presentation at HUD, July 2011, available here