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Breaking Generational Poverty One Housing Voucher at a Time: Upward Mobility through Education and Workforce Development

  • 2043 Rayburn House Office Building (map)

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program is the major form of federal housing assistance to approximately 2.2 million households. Join us for a conversation on existing and potential resources used to help voucher holders climb the socioeconomic ladder. Hear from national and local experts that will discuss vouchers, partnerships, education, and workforce development as components of upward mobility for HCV families.

Panelists:

  • Ron McCoy, Housing Choice Voucher Program Director, DC Public Housing Authority

  • Maria-Lana Queen, Project SOAR Program Manager, HUD Liaison for Interagency Youth Initiatives

  • Barbara Sard, Vice President for Housing Policy, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities