HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research has recently published a report detailing the Long-Term Effects from the Original Jobs Plus Demonstration. The Jobs Plus demonstration aimed to increase economic empowerment and mobility for public housing residents through on-site employment services, rent-based work incentives, and supportive work activities.
The Harvard Joint Center of Housing Studies has published the State of the Nation’s Housing 2023 report. The annual report notes that millions of households are priced out of homeownership even as the pace of home price growth appreciation slowed. Similarly, the rate of rent growth declined in 2023 even though rents remain elevated beyond pre-pandemic levels.
Major findings in the 2023 report include:
From HUD’s Office of Policy Development & Research (PD&R):