Housing Mobility and Housing Choice
Useful Links and Resources

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.

Some of the most up-to-date research on housing mobility can be found at Opportunity Insights, The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) and The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.


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

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 the programs noted below are directly affiliated with NestQuest Houston, Inc. NestQuest operates as a privately funded and independent program in the Houston area.

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