Housing Mobility Strategies and Resources

A growing body of evidence demonstrates the impact of living in different types of neighborhoods, particularly on children. Federal rental assistance programs, especially the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program can enable low-income families with children to move to safe neighborhoods with high-quality schools. But many families participating in the HCV program remain in high-poverty areas, encountering a wide variety of barriers in using their voucher. Housing mobility strategies can help families access more communities of their choice. This page contains CBPP resources that explore this topic.
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Federal Policy Changes Can Help More Families with Housing Vouchers Live in Higher-Opportunity Areas

Housing Choice Vouchers enable families to afford decent, stable housing, avoid homelessness, and make ends meet, but vouchers could be doing more to help families move to safer, higher-opportunity areas.


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