Rental Assistance Asset Accounts: An Opportunity to Support Work and Savings Among Recipients of Federal Housing Assistance
Publication Date: January 2009
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: rental assistance
Reid Cramer is research director of the Asset Building Program at the New America Foundation. Jeffrey Lubell is the executive director of the Center for Housing Policy. This paper proposes enhancements to federal rental assistance that would create stronger incentives for participants to build assets and make progress toward economic self-sufficiency.