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.
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
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.