When President Richard Nixon declared a moratorium on subsidized housing construction, Urban Institute scholars were among the first to explore how housing vouchers could address housing needs and support economic advancement among low-income families. Our research provided critical support for the bipartisan consensus that emerged in favor of this market-driven policy. Over the course of three decades, we tracked outcomes for voucher recipients and recommended design and implementation changes to strengthen the performance of the voucher program. 

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1973
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A New Era in Federal Housing Policy
Sub Title: 
A New Era in Federal Housing Policy
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