U.S. Housing and Urban Development 2013 Article on using Mixed Income Housing Programs to Deconcentrate Poverty
HUD's mixed income housing program is a federal policy aimed at deconcentrating poverty in affordable housing developments. This Federal report details the theory and programmatic details for Mixed Income Housing.
In 2009 and 2010 the State of Virginia convened a task force to look comprehensively at State-level policies aimed at alleviating poverty for Virginians. This summary report details existing programs, challenges and ultimately recommendations.
HUD Section Vouchers were intended to deconcentrate poverty by providing choice in the communities in which voucher holders could live. However, in practice, the program has done little on its own to deconcentrate poverty.
In the decades since Civil Rights-era desegregation policies, school systems have become increasingly more segregated, leading to concentrated poverty and a cycle of poverty. This report is a policy proposal to re-integrate school systems in an attempt to fulfill the promise of the desegregation policies of the past.
Pairing affordable housing development with public transportation access is a best practice in planning and poverty deconcentration. This report evaluates how significantly this practice has been adopted by the affordable housing development industry and what room there is for improvement.
Norfolk's poverty rate was double the national average and in 2014 the City issued a comprehensive, holistic approach to address concentrated poverty and the cycle of poverty in Norfolk. The report develops concrete steps the City will undertake to alleviate poverty through education, workforce development and neighborhood revitalization.
An inventory and review of Source of Income legislation around the United States. Source of Income legislation restricts a landlords ability to deny housing based on the source of a potential tenant's income (ie., Section 8 vouchers).
2015 report that evaluates and ranks State LIHTC QAPs based on their efforts to deconcentrate poverty through their award of LIHTC allocations.
Six national models used in recent decades to comprehensively address community revitalization are evaluated in this report. These models approach poverty alleviation through a multi-pronged approach including social services, education,housing, etc.
To evaluate whether those changes had their intended effect, New Jersey Future compared affordable housing projects that received federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) between 2005 and 2012 with projects that received credits between 2013 and 2015, after the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA), which administers the tax credits, made significant changes to the criteria it uses to award them.