Housing Vouchers

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In Focus: Metropolitan Voucher-Assisted Families More Likely to Live in Low- Opportunity Areas, Less Likely to Live in High- Opportunity Areas, Relative to Affordable Units

Where Families With Children Use Housing Vouchers

January 3, 2019
Brian Knudsen

When implemented properly, housing vouchers can give low-income families real choices about where to live — including the chance to live in lower-poverty, higher-opportunity neighborhoods — and help public housing agencies meet their legal obligation to address housing discrimination and segregation.