Brief Responsible Relocation
Real Opportunities for Families Displaced by Katrina
Margery Austin Turner, Susan J. Popkin
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When an earthquake hit Northridge, California, in 1994, emergency housing vouchers helped hard-pressed families secure homes and apartments in decent neighborhoods. For those left destitute by recent Gulf Coast devastation, say two housing experts from the Urban Institute, vouchers, especially when coupled with counseling services, can open up opportunities for stability, security, and economic advancement.
Research Areas Neighborhoods, cities, and metros Housing
Tags Federal housing programs and policies Federal urban policies Homelessness