Fall 2015 Newsletter

Fall 2015 newsletterAre work requirements in public housing helping residents move toward self-sufficiency? A new CURS study, the first of its kind, looks at the efficacy of the policy. Read about it in the CURS Fall 2015 newsletter. Also, how impulsivity, which can be an impediment to financial health, can also be leveraged as a way to put away funds for the future. Click here!

CURS Public Housing Work Requirements Research Featured on NLIHC’s “Must Reads” List

October 5, 2015

Must-ReadsThe National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) placed a recently released Center for Urban and Regional Studies research report entitled Work Requirements in Public Housing: Impacts on Tenant Employment and Evictions on its “Must Reads” list today. NLICH also featured the research on its website.

The study is the first analysis of the impacts of a work requirement for residents in public housing developments. The research examines a work requirement implemented by the Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) through its Moving to Work participation.

Click here more information on this research.