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A Different Type of Housing Crisis: Allocating Costs Fairly and Encouraging Landlord Participation in Section 8

@article{Sterken2009ADT,
  title={A Different Type of Housing Crisis: Allocating Costs Fairly and Encouraging Landlord Participation in Section 8},
  author={Krista J Sterken},
  journal={Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems},
  year={2009},
  volume={43},
  pages={215}
}
  • Krista J Sterken
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • Economics
  • Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems
The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program ("Section 8") is an important effort to make quality housing accessible to low-income families. Although the federal program is voluntary, several states, cities, and local communities have responded to the problem of landlord rejection of Section 8 tenants with laws prohibiting discrimination based on a prospective tenant's source-of-income. Mandatory Section 8 facilitates the program's success but also raises significant equity issues when… 
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