Housing and Educational Opportunity:Characteristics of Local Schools Near Families with Federal Housing Assistance

This report compares the profile of the schools accessible to HUD-assisted and LIHTC households in 2016 to the profile of those
September 2020
Ingrid Gould Ellen and Keren Horn

This report compares the profile of the schools accessible to HUD-assisted and LIHTC households in 2016 to the profile of those accessible to other similar households within the same state or metropolitan area. In brief, we find that families receiving all four major types of federal housing assistance lived near lower performing and higher poverty schools than other poor families with children as well as other renters with children

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