The Housing Choice Voucher program — often referred to as Section 8 — sits at the intersection of housing policy and regulation, and it impacts the lives of numerous individuals and families. In this episode, Steve and Corey are joined by Eva Rosen, Assistant Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and the author of the book The Voucher Promise: Section 8 and the Fate of an American Neighborhood.

  • Chapter 1: 0:00 – Background, qualification criteria and tenant considerations
  • Chapter 2: 19:30 – A landlord's considerations
  • Chapter 3: 28:30 – Other incentives and mobility programs
  • Chapter 4: 38:00 – Looking ahead and the future of the program

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