Subsidized Housing Policy: Defining the Family

Howard, Madeline
May 2007
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2007, Vol. 22, p97
Academic Journal
The article examines the effect of prevailing subsidized housing programs on families not fitting the traditional model of husband and wife with children. A brief history of subsidized housing programs in the U.S. is presented. Eligibility guidelines used by subsidized housing programs are outlined. The author proposes several policy changes that would allow subsidized housing programs to better support single women raising children.


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