Areas of Expertise: Housing
Fischer is a Senior Policy Analyst who joined the Center in 2002. His work focuses on federal low-income housing programs, including Section 8 vouchers, public housing, and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit. This analytic work has been cited in numerous media publications.
Before coming to the Center, he held a position as an analyst at Berkeley Policy Associates, where he worked on evaluations of state TANF programs and several U.S. Department of Labor workforce development initiatives. Earlier, he worked on economic development and other issues at the International City/County Management Association.
Fischer holds a B.A. from Yale University and a Masters in Public Policy from UC Berkeley's Goldman School of Public Policy.
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- Bill to Simplify Housing Program Administration Contains a Few Promising Proposals, But Numerous Problematic Ones
- Testimony of Will Fischer, Senior Policy Analyst, Before the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
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- Proposal to Greatly Expand “Moving To Work” Initiative Risks Deep Cuts in Housing Assistance Over Time