Mobility Works is a consortium of nonprofit groups, researchers and policy experts that works to help low-income families move from poor, segregated neighborhoods into diverse communities with high performing schools.
Why housing mobility is important
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Hear directly from Dallas, Texas renters who want to use their housing choice vouchers to move their families into quality neighborhoods with great schools, low crime and access to job centers.
Each year, more than four million acts of discrimination occur in the rental market alone.
21.9 percent of Hispanics who applied for a conventional mortgage were denied, while only 10.4 percent of white applicants were denied.
More than 2 million low-income households use Housing Choice Vouchers to afford modest, stable housing.
77 percent of very low-income renter households in the United States pay too much for rent and do not receive a voucher or other federal rental assistance.
The StoriesRead our collection of personal stories that highlight unique experiences with housing mobility
Creating Mobility from Poverty: An Overview of Strategies
David Ellwood, Mary Bogle, Gregory Acs, Kelly S. Mikelson, Susan J. Popkin | August 25, 2016
Rooms for Improvement: A Qualitative Metasynthesis of the Housing Choice Voucher Program
Erin Graves | Housing Policy Debate 2016
Neighborhoods of Opportunity: Developing an Operational Definition for Planning and Policy Implementation
Kelly L. Patterson, Robert Mark Silverman, Li Yin, Laiyun Wu | March 2016
Housing Voucher Mobility in Cuyahoga County
Lenore Healy & Michael Lepley | February 2016