Families and communities in every state have improved their economic well-being thanks to federal rental assistance support. Most of the households that get help with their rent are low-wage workers, elderly people, or people with disabilities. Growing up with federal housing assistance regardless of type or neighborhood has been connected with reduced rates of lead poisoning and increased earnings for children as they reach adulthood. Accessing a low-poverty neighborhood with a housing voucher has also been found to boost children’s earnings. For more information click here.
In Every State, Federal Rental Assistance Improves Lives