April 04, 2018

A SHARED FUTURE: WHAT WOULD IT TAKE FOR HOUSING SUBSIDIES TO OVERCOME AFFORDABILITY BARRIERS TO INCLUSION IN ALL NEIGHBORHOODS?

Margery Austin Turner

This paper, by Margery Austin Turner, Senior Vice President for Programming Planning and Management of the Urban Institute, originally presented at A Shared Future: Fostering Community of Inclusion in an Era of Inequality, a national symposium hosted by the Joint Center in April 2017, begins by noting that, while there are many benefits associated with moving to higher-opportunity neighborhoods, the voucher and tax credit programs that are currently the largest source of federal subsidies for affordable housing often fail to offer those opportunities to low-income families.

Category: Working Papers

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