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1.13.21 Research, Report, Analysis
Project SOAR Closeout Site Visit Summary Program Evaluation Division, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development June 2020 The Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency for Education (ROSS-ED) Project SOAR grant program was an effort to improve access to higher education...
12.16.20 Report, Research
The Public & Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) has released its latest 2020 Housing Impact Report, Meeting Unique Needs and Building Accessible Homes. This PAHRC’s fourth 2020 Housing Impact Report – previous reports focused on seniors, children, and ...
12.2.20 Research, Report, Members Making News
When Harvard economist Raj Chetty and colleagues studied areas with high and low rates of mobility back in 2014, they were surprised to find that Charlotte ranked last among the 50 largest metropolitan areas when it came to the odds that low-income children in Charlotte would grow up to...
3.4.20 Research, Report
Jobs Plus Implementation: This HUD report focuses on the implementation experiences of eight Jobs Plus grantees, and how those PHAs and their partners have structured case management and employment services, providing some insight on best practices for PHAs. The report also covers implementation...
2.20.20 Members Making News, Report
A new HUD and Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC) report, “Potential Impacts of Credit Reporting Public Housing Rental Payment Data,” examines how including public housing rent payments in credit reporting could affect the credit scores of low-income, HUD-assisted individuals. The report...
2.20.20 Report
A new report from Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies highlights ongoing affordability challenges among lower-income households, and persistent declines in the availability of low cost rental units. For the fifth year in a row, national rent growth exceeded 3 percent, far...
12.18.19 Report
Last month, HUD released a report on new findings from the Rent Reform Demonstration, a randomized control study examining the effects of new rent rules on families served by four PHAs. Approximately 6,600 families in the voucher program at the Lexington, Louisville, San Antonio, and D.C. Housing...
12.4.19 Report
On November 20, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report updating the U.S. House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance on the status of recommendations that the agency made to HUD in two previous reports regarding the Department’s...
10.10.19 Report, Research
Building off his presentation to 2018 Housing Is Summit attendees, researcher Matthew Morton from Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago has released a new policy paper with the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH). The report discusses federal policy implications for...
9.26.19 Report
In a recent report, the Joint Center for Housing Studies reported on a nearly 30-year decline in rental housing affordable to low-income households across states. When defining a “low-rent” unit as one that rents for less than $600 per month, the U.S. has lost 4 million units between 1990 and 2017...

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