By Alexandra M. Curley & Gretchen Weismann (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) A recent report published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston provides new insights about the housing search process, experiences, and location outcomes for families who receive vouchers through the Housing Choice Voucher Program. We found that many families residing in … [Read more...] about “Barriers and Opportunities in the Housing Voucher Program: Insights from a Survey of Boston Area Families” by Alexandra M. Curley & Gretchen Weismann (May-August 2019 P&R Issue)
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By Elizabeth Julian (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) This month Raj Chetty and his research “dream team” continued its groundbreaking, and indeed breathtaking, work on whether and how we might replace poverty with opportunity over the life of a low-income child. The release of “Creating Moves to Opportunity: Experimental Evidence on Barriers to Neighborhood … [Read more...] about “Making the Case for Housing Mobility: the CMTO Study in Seattle” by Elizabeth Julian (May-August 2019 P&R Issue)
By Paul M. Ong & Silvia R. González (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) In Uneven Urbanscape (Cambridge University Press, 2019), we present a theoretically grounded view of how society produces and reproduces racial economic inequality through the urban spatial structure. Many of the basic ideas are not new, and they have been discussed widely among PRRAC … [Read more...] about “Urban Web of Spatialized Racial Inequality” by Paul M. Ong & Silvia R. González (January-April 2019 P&R Issue)
By Jason Reece, Rachel Kleit & Amy Klaben (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) Escalating affordability problems, limited housing resources, lack of access to high-opportunity communities and federal retrenchment from fair housing goals has spurred a unique local housing mobility initiative in Columbus, OH. Move to PROSPER (MTP) is a pilot initiative seeking to … [Read more...] about “Going Local to Support Fair Housing: Establishing the Move to PROSPER Housing Mobility Program” by Jason Reece, Rachel Kleit & Amy Klaben (January-April 2019 P&R Issue)
By Martha Cecilia Bottia (Click here to view the entire P&R issue) It is a difficult time for immigrants around the world, particularly in the United States. Being an immigrant myself, I know it from personal experience. Regardless of citizenship status, reasons to migrate, educational background, ethnicity, fluency in the English language, and legal status, immigrants … [Read more...] about “Educational and Residential Segregation of Immigrants in the United States” by Martha Cecilia Bottia (January-April 2019 P&R Issue)