Updated November 12, 2019 PRRAC has just updated its annual guide to state and local source-of-income (SOI) nondiscrimination laws throughout the country. These laws protect households who rely on legal sources of income such as housing choice vouchers or public benefits to pay their rent—preventing landlords from denying, evicting, or treating them unfairly on that basis. … [Read more...] about State and Local Source-of-Income Nondiscrimination Laws: Protections that Expand Housing Choice and Access (November 2019)
Housing Choice Voucher Mobility
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A PRRAC & Buffalo Center for Social Research at the University at Buffalo Report (September 2019). By Kelly Patterson and Robert Silverman. Excerpt: "The analysis focuses on PHA administrators’ perceptions of barriers to voluntary adoption of SAFMRs. After results are presented from both parts of the report, it concludes with two sets of recommendations. The first … [Read more...] about Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs): An Analysis of First Year Implementation in Mandatory Metropolitan Areas and Barriers to Voluntary Implementation in Other Areas (PRRAC & Buffalo Center for Social Research at the University at Buffalo, September 2019)
A PRRAC and Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) Research Report. By Alicia Mazzara (CBPP) and Brian Knudsen (PRRAC). Excerpt: "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: A Comparative Look at the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas (CBPP-PRRAC, January 2019)
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 the … [Read more...] about Field Highlight: Housing Mobility in Richmond with HOME of Virginia, Inc
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