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Moving to Opportunity for Fair Housing Demonstration Program: Current Status and Initial Findings



Release Date: 
September 1999 (71 pages)
Posted Date:   
September 1, 1999



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HUD has completed the enrollment and lease-up phases of the Moving to Opportunity (MTO) demonstration, a residential mobility program with the goal of reducing concentrations of poverty and moving public housing families to self-sufficiency in better neighborhoods - with safer streets, better schools, and more. Over 4,500 families have participated in MTO. Moving to Opportunity for Fair Housing Demonstration Program: Current Status and Initial Findings concludes that allowing residents to move from highly concentrated areas of poverty leads to wider opportunities for themselves and their children.



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