Research Report A Decade of HOPE VI
Research Findings and Policy Challenges
Susan J. Popkin, Bruce Katz, Mary K. Cunningham, Karen D. Brown, Jeremy Gustafson, Margery Austin Turner
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Launched in 1992, the $5 billion HOPE VI program represents a dramatic turnaround in public housing policy and one of the most ambitious urban redevelopment efforts to date. HOPE VI has also helped transform the Department of Housing and Urban Development's approach to housing assistance. Congress, the administration, housing groups, local elected officials, resident advocates, and the media are now asking challenging questions about what the investment has accomplished. This report looks at the extent to which HOPE VI has achieved its intended benefits and what lessons are offered for affordable-housing policy. A comprehensive literature review is included, as well as policy implications and future research priorities. [View the corresponding press release]
Research Areas Race and equity Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Housing vouchers and mobility Racial and ethnic disparities Housing markets Homelessness Racial segregation Race, gender, class, and ethnicity Racial barriers to housing Public and assisted housing
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center