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Descriptions and evaluations of selected housing subsidy programs

Descriptions and evaluations of selected housing subsidy programs

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

  • Housing policy -- United States,
  • Public housing -- United States

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    Statementby Morton Schussheim, Senior Specialist in Housing, Susan Vanhorenbeck, Analyst in Housing and Grace Milgram, Coordinator, Specialist in Housing
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1980-81, reel 10, fr. 0274
    ContributionsMilgram, Grace, Vanhorenbeck, Susan, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p.
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15451791M

    Below are several resources to assist with program evaluation, including websites dedicated to program evaluation, articles and data sources. Bureau of Justice Assistance, Center for Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement. Annual survey which collects demographic, social, economic, and housing data. Data at the national, state.

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Get this from a library. Descriptions and evaluations of selected housing subsidy programs. [Anne M Smith; Michael A Agelasto; Robert A Eprile; Grace Milgram; Morton J Schussheim; Library of Congress.

Congressional Research Service.]. The HFH program includes both interim housing (e.g., recuperative or transitional housing) and PSH. Since its inception, the program has created over 3, housing placements.

InLos Angeles County commissioned the RAND Corporation to evaluate the PSH component of the HFH initiative. RAND conducted a formative evaluation of programCited by: 9.

In assisted housing programs, the family pays for rent 30 percent of actual income, regardless of how low that income is. 5 The major assisted housing programs are public housing, project-based Section 8, and Housing Choice Vouchers.

The nominal income limits for assisted housing programs are quite high—80 percent of the local median income. Description *Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. A research opportunity is available with the Division of Overdose Prevention (DOP), Prevention Programs and Evaluation Branch (PPEB), Program Evaluation Team within the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.

given the recent shift to project-based management for the public housing program as a whole, it is anticipated that this manual will have much broader application. Included with this document are sample job descriptions for Regional Manager, Housing Manager, Housing Assistant, Maintenance Superintendent, Maintenance Superintendent and Housekeeper.

THA Policy HR Performance Evaluation and Job Objectives Read more about THA Policy HR Performance Evaluation and Job Objectives © Tacoma Housing. Case management here has a focus on determining the need for specific levels of housing assistance and helping the household.

identify and obtain housing that is affordable with HPRP assistance. Once housing is stabilized—whether through. prevention or rapid re-housing assistance—the case manager can help the household identify. The Supportive Housing Program will cease to exist upon implementation of the Continuum of Care program.

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program of housing assistance for the poor.2 Since the s housing policy analysts have debated how best to spend limited housing assistance resources to aid the poor.

The issues are numerous, but over the years the policy discussion has focused on whether. The assessment standards are separated into the following categories: Access, Evaluation, Service, Housing and Leases, and Project-specific.

The tool calculates which categories are applicable for the chosen project type, which include Coordinated Entry, Street Outreach, Emergency Shelter, Transitional Housing, Rapid Rehousing, and Permanent.

[11] Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation. The program evaluation standards: How to assess evaluations of educational programs.

2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, [12] CDC’s Prevention Research Centers (PRC) program is an additional resource. Although no program does best on all three objectives, if the pure supply subsidy (cost reduction program) is set aside because it does not reduce poverty enough and the pure demand subsidy (cash grant program) because it does not help housing enough, then there is a clear winner among the remaining programs.

The housing allowance program does. The authors measured public costs associated with participants’ use of shelter, jail, cash assistance, food stamps, state psychiatric care and Medicaid. They found that, after subtracting the NY/NY III housing and service costs, each NY/NY III tenant housed saves the public an average of $10, a year.

projects that are part of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. The LIHTC program was established by the U.S. Congress to encourage development of affordable housing in economically disadvantaged areas.

Project developers receive a tax credit for following the guidelines established by the program. The Durham supportive housing program plans to construct new apartments to meet this need, connect mentally ill individuals with this housing, and provide necessary services.

At the current time, each of these roles is filled by different organizations, resulting in inefficiency and fragmentation of care. noncompliance could lead to termination of housing assistance. Of the nine housing agencies that reported having work requirements in their annual MTW reports to HUD inthe Lawrence-Douglas (KS) County Housing Authority has the longest-standing policy, having established its first work requirement policy in Descriptions and Evaluations of Selected Housing Subsidy Programs, ().

Designing Better Homeownership Assistance Programs Using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID): An Exploratory Analysis.".

Margin Protection Program for Dairy; Disaster Assistance Programs. Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honey Bees, and Farm-raised Fish (ELAP) Emergency Forest Restoration Program (EFRP) Livestock Forage Program (LFP) Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP) Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) Tree Assistance Program (TAP).

The next section, the program description, will facilitate a shared understanding of the program between the program staff, the evaluation team, and any other stakeholders. Essentially, the work you assistance, the program is designed to address the housing crisis facing low -income families in order to prevent first-time homelessness.

The tenant-based voucher program is the largest of the three subsidy programs, serving at any given time about million households out of a total of about million (43 percent) of all HUD-assisted households.

In this program, the government enters into a contract with the. Federal assistance to support safe, decent, affordable homes for ELI households is currently insufficient to address this growing segment of America’s housing need.

The Housing Choice Voucher Program, the Project-based Section 8 Program, and Public Housing each commit a. tional Guidelines for Housing, and provided an over-all framework for the Bank=s approach to housing policies and, in particular, to housing subsidies.

This paper complements the IDB=s Operational Guidelines for Housing. It establishes guidelines for the design and evaluation of housing subsidies in Latin America. It provides a motivation and. in a diverse sample of housing subsidy recipients (that is, an ethnographic research approach).

Then, a similarly diverse sample of recipients was queried about their understanding of the terms and concepts generally associated with major housing subsidy programs (that is, a. Other assistance is provided from free senior centers, home care programs, employment resources, free pantries as well meal on wheels programs, and much more.

With the population of the country continuing to age and more individuals reaching the so called senior “status”, the demand for assistance, information, and advice continues to increase. The documents listed above are the most commonly used.

This list is not complete because there are other documents you can use. Note: For most sources of income, Temporary Assistance workers must calculate your ongoing benefits using “gross” levels of earned income and unearned income, rather than what you may actually take home after mandatory or voluntary deductions or adjustments.

One important aspect of this study was that families assigned to receive a housing subsidy were able to receive the subsidy almost immediately, without having to wait on a list for months or years as is common in other subsidy programs. This could have contributed to very positive outcomes of the subsidy intervention.

The Federal TRIO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes six outreach and support programs targeted to serve and assist low-income, first-generation college, and disabled students to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to postbaccalaureate programs.

Background. It is widely agreed that there is a shortage of affordable housing in the United States. Approximately 17 million households (approximately 1 in 7) are severely rent burdened (defined as spending over 50 % of their income on housing) [] and approximately 1 % of the nation’s population experience homelessness in a year [].At the same time, many researchers have argued that living.

Effective program evaluation is a carefully planned and systematic approach to documenting the nature and results of program implementation. The evaluation process described below is designed to give you good information on your program and what it is doing for students, clients, the community and society.

The Minnesota Department of Human Services contracts with agencies throughout the state to assist individuals applying for federal disability benefits administered by the Social Security Administration.

Click on a county listed below to search for agencies that help individuals apply for these benefits. housing and services providers, funders, and other stakeholders to communicate about, and quickly assess, alignment with key Housing First approaches. Core Elements of Housing First at the Program/Project Level For your homelessness service system to work the most efficiently and effectively, individual programs must embrace a Housing First.

more sophisticated, as have federal and local affordable housing programs. Whereas research once merely compared the value of properties based on distance from a public housing project, more recent studies develop complex models that take into account factors such as affordable housing program type, project scale, and neighborhood characteristics.

Designed with the assistance of veteran profes­ sionals in the field of housing management, these volumes provide - for the first time in printed form - a comprehensive framework for careful diagnosis and intelligent problem solving.

We are grateful for the assistance of the advisory committee of public housing officials. Know Your Rights» Low Income Housing» Subsidized Housing & Section 8 Types of Housing Subsidies.

There are several types of housing subsidies for low-income renters in Washington. All tenants in subsidized housing are covered under the Residential Landlord-Tenant Act and many programs provide renters with additional protections above and beyond state law.

Initially funded inthe Public Housing Primary Care (PHPC) program was launched to address health disparities in public housing communities by providing “high-quality, comprehensive, case-managed and family-based primary and preventive health care services” to public housing residents across the nation.

in an urban planning program, a new employee at a housing agency or community development corporation, or a seasoned affordable housing advocate looking for a refresher on key programs, this book will give you the overview of housing programs and advocacy tools you need to be a leader in the affordable housing movement and to.

Project Based Section 8 housing is a government-funded program that provides rental housing to low-income households in privately owned and managed rental units.

The subsidy stays with the building; when you move out, you no longer have the rental assistance. Since the ’s, government subsidy programs have helped private developers build affordable rental housing in neighborhoods across New York City — housing that has improved conditions and stabilized communities.

But now we are losing this supply of affordable housing at a fast rate, because, on the one hand, a soaring housing market has more and more landlords opting out of the subsidy.

A proposal is a request for financial assistance to implement a project. For a community project, it may be used to seek approval from the community members (the community itself being the most important donor).

You may use these guidelines to seek project funding from any donor. We recommend that you aim for multiple sources of funding. on the Proposed Evaluation for Supportive Housing Sites by Charletra Sharp, Interim the selection and placement of supportive housing programs to ensure that selected areas are equitable, safe, have easy access • Program subsidy limitations (e.g., fair market rent and rent reasonableness) 3.

Funding for affordable housing production programs has not kept pace with the needs of existing units and the demand for additional affordable units. The LIHTC is the nation’s largest subsidy program for producing affordable housing; however, there is increasing uncertainty about the future of the LIHTC due to recent tax reform.MEDICAID REDESIGN TEAM SUPPORTIVE HOUSING EVALUATION: Key Findings • On an annualized basis, the 2, individuals studied saw their Medicaid expenses fall by 15%, from $85, to $72, • There are statistically significant overall savings for several programs.

Specifically, East 99th Street, HHAP Capital Projects, OASAS Rental Subsidies and Supports.