Below are resources about current welfare reform issues and materials
to help WtW voucher program staff run their programs more effectively.
||View a list of PIC
Coaches for each state |
(Adobe PDF, 4 pages).
||Read about Helpful
Hints regarding the |
implementation of WtW Vouchers
(Adobe PDF, 1 page).
to Work Voucher Program The Basics |
Training: Program Rules, Guidelines, Opportunities
and Challenges. Presented by Quadel Consulting
Corporation, 2000 (Adobe PDF, 15 pages).
||Start-Up Tools, Checklists,
and Resources for |
WtW Programs from the WtW Workshop in
San Francisco, CA. Contributed by
California-based PHAs and organizations.
||Year One Final Report on the WtW
Program. This report was prepared by Quadel
Consulting Corporation and outlines the successes
and challenges of the first year of the WtW
Voucher Program. View this page for a report
summary and links to key excerpts from the report.
Welfare Reform Work: Tips for Public |
Housing Agencies. Fact Sheet related to the WtW
Housing Voucher Program, distributed also at the
2000 National Conference (Adobe PDF, 5 pages).
||Welfare Time Limits. Resources
addressing time |
limits and the effects of time limits on recipient
Mobility Program Assessment -- Interim |
Report. This study, conducted by the Urban
Institute, takes an in-depth look at the Chicago
Housing Authority's Housing Choice Voucher
Program and provides preliminary recommendations
for improving Housing Choice Voucher Programs
(Adobe PDF, 79 pages).
||Research states that Housing Assistance is key |
for successful WtW Programs. A conference in
April 2002, co-sponsored by the Brookings Institute
and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities,
discussed the effects of housing assistance on
successful WtW programs. View the Brookings
Institute Web site for speaker
to view the corresponding report, Housing
to Strengthen Welfare Policy and Support Working
First: Final Report on Connecticut's Welfare |
Reform Initiative (Adobe PDF, 52 pages). This
document was published by Manpower
Research Corporation and is a
study of the Connecticut
DSS "Jobs First Program,"
which began in 1996.
||Factors Influencing the Success of HUD Section 8 |
Housing Choice Voucher Families, Evaluation
(Adobe PDF, 10 pages and 8 pages,
respectively). This study was designed to examine
whether the combination of services provided by the
Housing Authority of Snohomish County and Everett
Housing Authoritys Welfare to Work programs
produce more self-sufficient clients than families
receiving Section 8 vouchers alone. The study
provides this assessment by defining a measure of
self-sufficiency and assessing the role of many
factors that contribute to a familys success.