Housing Mobility Resources

Resources

Useful Links and Resources Housing Mobility

Resources

Some of the most up-to-date research on housing mobility can be found at Opportunity Insights. For a look at some of the current information about Housing Choice Voucher participants and how neighborhood location can effect individuals in the long term, read more below.

Opportunity Atlas

Mobility Works

Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility

Health Affairs | Housing Mobility Programs and Health Outcomes

Where Voucher-Assisted Households Live in the 50 Largest Metropolitan Areas

Where Families with Children Use Housing Vouchers

News Articles

Recent articles discussing the Housing Choice Voucher program and voucher mobility around the country.
 

Why is it Legal for Landlords to Refuse Section 8 Renters?

How a Section 8 Experiment Could Reveal a Better Way to Escape Poverty

Housing Mobility Demonstration Will Improve Families’ Access to High-Opportunity Areas

Voucher Mobility Programs in the US

The first voucher mobility program was started in the 1970’s in the Chicago area, initially it was meant to desegregate neighborhoods. However, as more research has indicated the long term benefits of voucher mobility, different models have begun to be developed across the country. At this time, there is no one model for how to implement a voucher mobility program so each program operates a unique model as we learn more about best practices in this area.
 
You can learn more about each program by clicking on the links below. None of them are directly affiliated with NestQuest Houston, Inc., which operates as a privately funded and independent program in the Houston area.

1907 Sabine Street
Suite 121
Houston, Texas 77007

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