Brief Work Requirements in Housing Authorities
Experiences to Date and Knowledge Gaps
Diane K. Levy, Leiha Edmonds, Jasmine Simington
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This brief presents information on work requirement policies implemented by public housing agencies and estimates the percent of households affected by the requirements. Noting the lack of evidence on the outcomes and effects of work requirements on households’ employment and income and on the agencies’ implementation costs, it closes with questions to guide future research and policy considerations.
Research Areas Social safety net Workforce Housing
Tags Workforce development Welfare and safety net programs Housing affordability Work supports From Safety Net to Solid Ground
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center