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Transforming Housing Assistance - Fourth Biennial Moving Forward AssessmentWilliam M. Rohe, Michael D. Webb and Atticus Jaramillo. Since 2009, the Charlotte Housing Authority’s (CHA) participation in the Moving to Work demonstration—which the agency has branded as the Moving Forward program—has provided the agency with the flexibility to implement locally-relevant policies. Since then, the CHA has implemented numerous policies to achieve the program’s three goals: achieving cost savings, expanding housing opportunities for low-income families, and helping residents become self-sufficient. The Center for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has evaluated the CHA’s Moving Forward program from 2010 to the present. In addition to numerous smaller reports, we have produced a series of biennial updates on the Moving Forward program. Published in 2011, 2013, 2015, and 2017, these reports have provided a comprehensive assessment of the Moving Forward program and offered recommendations to improve its implementation. They have largely relied on program data, interviews with CHA staff, and surveys and in-person interviews with CHA clients. This report builds on those reports by providing an update on the Moving Forward program with a special emphasis on activities that have been implemented or modified within the last two years. The report also details CHA initiatives outside the Moving Forward program that have had a significant impact on the agency’s operations. February 2019. 46 pp. PDF file of publication.