The Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation (PAHRC) has issued its 2016 PAHRC Report: Housing is a Foundation. “The 2016 PAHRC Report examines the unique position of affordable housing to serve as a springboard to lift families out of poverty. It finds that assisted housing provides a niche resource for low-income children, seniors, and disabled individuals and that families selecting into rental assistance programs often face additional barriers to success beyond poverty, which are greater than those of their low-income unassisted peers. However, the report also empirically demonstrates that housing assistance can help improve stability, financial security, and investments in health and education.” See more…
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