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Report on Large Family-Rent Subsidy Demonstration Project



Report Acceptance Date: 
May 1966 (93 pages)
Posted Date:   
July 25, 2021



A report on the Washington, D.C. National Capital Housing Authority’s Large Family-Rent Subsidy Demonstration, an experiment that involved leasing single-family homes and placing 50 large, low-income families previously housed in public housing. The average participant household consisted of two parents and six children, and the housing units were dispersed widely throughout a large area. This report contains an additional evaluation of the demonstration, authored by the Washington Center for Metropolitan Studies.


This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.