The Dream Revisited: Making Vouchers More Mobile

Research & Policy | July 12th 2016

The twentieth discussion on The Dream Revisited, Making Vouchers More Mobile, examines the benefits of defining fair market rent by zip code, to make it easier for families to move to higher-opportunity neighborhoods, and weighs potential unintended costs.

Essays in the latest discussion include:

The Dream Revisited is a series of thoughtful debates related to racial and economic segregation in neighborhoods and schools. It is a project of the NYU Furman Center and edited by Ingrid Gould Ellen and Justin Steil. Past discussions have explored the poor door debateimplicit biasfurthering fair housingeconomic segregation in schools, and segregation with the financial crisis

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The Dream Revisited is supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Foundations. If you have any comments or suggestions for future discussions, email us at [email protected]

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