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Reentry Housing After Jail or Prison

Volume 25 Number 2

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga

Reentry and Housing

Calvin C. Johnson
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent the official positions or policies of the Office of Policy Development and Research, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or the U.S. Government.

In 2021, HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge stated the President’s and her position on reentry and housing: “The President and I believe that everyone deserves a second chance and a stable home from which to rebuild their lives. No person should exit a prison or jail only to wind up on the streets.” She went on to clarify to HUD-assisted housing providers and Continuums of Care that returning citizens at risk of homelessness were among the eligible population for the recently awarded 77,000 new emergency housing vouchers.

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