A PRRAC and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) Research report. By Alicia Mazzara (CBPP) and Brian Knudsen (PRRAC). The Housing Choice Voucher Program, the nation’s largest federal rental assistance program, assists over 5 million people in 2.2 million low-income households. Housing Choice Vouchers help these families afford decent, stable housing, avoid … [Read more...] about Where Families With Children Use Housing Vouchers
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In August 2018, representatives from PRRAC journeyed to Richmond to sit down with Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc's (HOME) housing mobility specialists Brandi Payne and Toni Jackson, landlord liaison Valerie Barracato, as well as a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) holder. We discussed HOME's mobility program, housing mobility in Richmond, as well as … [Read more...] about Field Highlight: Housing Mobility in Richmond with HOME of Virginia, Inc
A PRRAC field report. Edited by Megan Haberle and Heidi Kurniawan (November 2018). We are proud to offer this compilation of case studies, reflections, and strategic advice from fellow advocates who are working to advance structural change and make a concrete difference for communities throughout the country. Many of the authors explore the theme of synergy among advocacy … [Read more...] about Strategies for Health Justice: Lessons from the Field
Annotated Agenda See Photo Slideshow On October 16-17, 2018, the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC), MobilityWorks, and the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) hosted the 7th National Housing Mobility Conference. People from across the country, including public housing authority officials, researchers, and nonprofit leaders gathered to … [Read more...] about The 7th National Conference on Housing Mobility
A PRRAC and MobilityWorks Program Review. By Andrea Juracek, Alison Bell, Nicole Rolfe, Philip Tegeler, Heidi Kurniawan and Micah Herskind. This report provides a snapshot of the housing mobility field in the fall of 2018. It is our hope that this report will soon be outdated, as more PHAs and fair housing groups implement housing mobility programs, and existing programs … [Read more...] about Housing Mobility Programs in the U.S.