Lessons for the Future of Public Housing

Assessing the Early Implementation of the Rental Assistance Demonstration Program

Author: Carolina K. Reid

Release Date: October 2017

Report

Summary of Key Findings 

In 2012, Congress enacted the Rental Assistance Demonstration program to address the problem of underinvestment in public housing. This report explores the early implementation of RAD and presents some of the early successes and best practices emerging in localities, highlights challenges they have faced in implementation, and makes recommendations for RAD going forward.

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