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Data Can Inspire Targeted Services for Children in DC Public Housing

by James Gastner and Mark Treskon
More than one in five families with children living in Washington, DC, have income below the federal poverty level. For these families, rental assistance can free…

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Living in Subsidized Housing Is Positively Associated with Adult Well-Being

How does living in subsidized housing as a teenager relate to annual earnings and incarceration as an adult? This paper clarifies how housing matters for many low-income families, finding that more…

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Transforming Housing, Transforming Lives?

In her new book, No Simple Solutions: Transforming Public Housing in Chicago, Urban Institute senior fellow Susan Popkin chronicles the effects of Chicago’s Plan for Transformation, the…

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Waiting Lists for Rental Assistance Indicate an Insufficient Availability of Housing Resources

With just one in four eligible households receiving federal rental assistance, waiting lists are common and can be long. To better understand waiting lists, the National Low Income Housing Coalition…

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The Initial Outcomes and Challenges of Choice Neighborhoods

Through investments in housing improvements combined with broader neighborhood safety and redevelopment efforts, the federal Choice Neighborhoods Initiative aims to strengthen low-income…

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Policy Perspective: Do Work Requirements for Housing Help or Harm?

Low-income households face many barriers to economic progress. More than 27 percent of adults living below the federal poverty line have not received a high school diploma or equivalency by age 25,…

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New Study: Work Requirements Increased Employment without Evictions

Researchers from the University of North Carolina’s Center for Urban and Regional Studies have added evidence into the debate about the benefits and risks of work requirements for housing…

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Cash Incentives for Work: Evidence from NYC Work Rewards

Would an extra $300 every two months incentivize full-time work among households with rental assistance? Would low-income individuals be more likely to complete a class if they received $300 to $600…

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Energy Efficiency Saves Dollars, Makes Sense

Every penny counts when it comes to affordable housing. This is especially true when it comes to the often-high cost of energy. The need for cost containment may explain a growing interest in energy…

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Earnings Increase Community-Wide with Public Housing Intervention

How can public housing residents advance economically despite high rates of unemployment and generational poverty? It takes a comprehensive program of rental rule changes, on-site employment…

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