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Federal rental assistance enables 5 million low-income households to afford modest homes, and three major programs — Housing Choice Vouchers, Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance, and Public Housing — assist 90 percent of them.
We work with state and local housing agencies and advocates to improve the effectiveness of federal low-income housing programs, and we study how well-designed housing assistance programs can advance such goals as reducing concentrations of poverty.