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Gautreaux Housing Demonstration: An Evaluation of its Impact on Participating Households


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December 1979 (218 pages)
Posted Date:   
January 7, 2011



The Gautreaux demonstration, the result of a series of court actions, is one of the most significant and visible Federal efforts to explore ways of providing metropolitan-wide housing opportunities for low-income Americans. The demonstration makes it possible for a small number of tenants in and applicants for public housing in Chicago to move to any part of the Chicago metropolitan area and to neighborhoods W1ich contain only a small number of minority families. Using housing market, demographic and personal interview data, this study assesses the impact of the demonstration on participating families.


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