Helping More Kids Live in Better Neighborhoods

"The three main federal rental assistance programs have a disappointing track record for helping low-income families avoid high-poverty neighborhoods and live in healthier communities with better opportunities," says Barbara Sard of the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. She then outlines four recommendations to improve the programs in order to ensure that rental assistance programs for families with children avoid toxic stress and ensure they have access to quality schools and opportunity. Learn more and read the blog piece on the Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity blog.