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Economic Well-Being Housing Intersections Research

Utilizing a New Approach to Supporting the Economic Mobility of Affordable Housing Residents

Access to affordable housing plays an important role in low-income households’ ability to achieve and maintain the stability necessary to pursue their financial goals and escape poverty. The stability provided by affordable housing can help households secure and maintain employment, increase their savings, and take steps to become self-sufficient. In addition to a secure and affordable home, many low-income households also benefit from the guidance and support of other households who face similar challenges in pursuing economic opportunities. This profile examines the work of an innovative organization dedicated to investing in the success of low-income households with an approach that can be integrated into affordable housing to create a platform for opportunity for residents.

For more information or to schedule an interview with the author, please contact Andrea Nesby, Sr. Marketing & Communications Associate, at (202) 466-2121, ext. 240, or anesby@nhc.org.

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