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Federal Housing Programs

October 16, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Housing Choice Voucher program is intended to provide new opportunities for low-income Americans to live in higher-priced neighborhoods, but few recipients of vouchers are taking full advantage of those opportunities.
Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research
July 30, 2019, 8am PDT
The United States should end homelessness, substantially increase funding for community land trusts, and support local rent control ordinances and inclusionary zoning requirements, according to an op-ed by the presidential candidate.
CNN
April 25, 2019, 5am PDT
Work requirement programs achieve very little in helping housing assistance recipients find work, according to a recent study.
Curbed
April 21, 2019, 11am PDT
Reports of a new federal program designed to cut the waiting list for public housing was greeted incredulously from housing advocates this week.
CityLab