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Better job by leaving public housing?

November 14, 2006

Can you alleviate poverty by relocating housing-aid recipients away from concentrations of poverty? Georgists know that this can’t solve the problem, but perhaps it could help the individuals who are relocated.

But according to a recent report from Northwestern University  “participants’ income or employment outcomes were not affected” by the move.  Here is an abstract, and here is the full report (pdf).

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