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Moving Forward Work Requirements: Update on ImpactsMichael D. Webb, William M. Rohe, and Kirstin P. Frescoln. The Center for Urban and Regional Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since January 2014, the Charlotte Housing Authority (CHA) has enforced a work requirement at five of its fifteen public housing developments. This policy mandates that work-able residents work 15 hours per week or complete, with case manager approval, work-related activities. Non-compliant residents face sanctions, namely loss of rental subsidy; the first residents were sanctioned in July 2014. CHA has provided residents with on-site case management since September 2011, and these services continued following policy enforcement. CURS recently analyzed work requirement impacts the on tenant employment and evictions through December 2014. While employment and income (as measured by percentage paying minimum rent) did not rise when residents only received case management, they did increase following work requirement enforcement. Further, those gains were statistically-significant when compared to tenants not subject to the work requirement. Contrary to some advocates’ predictions, enforcement did not correspond with an uptick in tenant evictions. This evaluation brief provides an update of impacts of the Charlotte Housing Authority’s work requirement by extending the analysis through December 2015. Like our previous report, it analyzes changes in minimum renters, employment, hours worked and move-out rates. It also reports sanctions levied against non-compliant tenants. The report concludes with recommendations for helping work requirement residents move to self-sufficiency. June 2016. 11 pp. PDF file of publication.