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History of Moving to Work (MTW)

History of MTW Legislation and Site Selection

Year No. of PHAs Added/Removed How MTW Slots Were Filled/Vacated PHAs Added/Removed
1996
+ 30

30 MTW PHAs authorized by the Omnibus Consolidated Rescissions and Appropriations Act of 1996 (Public Law 104-134, 110 Stat 1321), dated April 26, 1996.

24 MTW PHAs selected from December 18, 1996 HUD Notice and Invitation to Apply.

6 slots filled through Jobs-Plus Initiative.

Birmingham, Cambridge, Cherokee Nation, Delaware, Greene, High Point, Keene, Lawrence-Douglas County, Lincoln, Los Angeles County, Louisville, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, Portage, Portland, San Antonio, San Diego, San Mateo, Seattle (also Jobs-Plus), Stevens Point, Tampa, Tulare County, Utah Consortium, Vancouver

Jobs-Plus Only: Baltimore, Chattanooga, Cuyahoga, Dayton, Los Angeles, St. Paul

1999
- 6
5 agencies selected in 1996 NOFA do not sign MTW agreements; 1 Jobs-Plus selectee does not sign agreement. Birmingham, Cherokee Nation, Los Angeles County, Stevens Point, Tampa
1999
+ 2
2 MTW PHAs specifically named and authorized in 1999 Appropriations. Charlotte, Pittsburgh
2000
+ 6
6 MTW PHAs selected in PIH Notice 2000-52. Atlanta, District of Columbia, King County, New Haven, Oakland, Philadelphia
2000
+ 1
1 MTW PHA added as authorized by 1996 statute. Chicago
2003
- 6
6 Jobs-Plus sites' participation in demonstration completed and terminated. Baltimore, Chattanooga, Cuyahoga, Dayton, Los Angeles, St. Paul
2004
- 3
Participation in demonstration completed and terminated for 3 MTW PHAs. Greene, High Point, San Diego
2008
+ 1

1 MTW PHA added as authorized by 1996 statute.

Baltimore (slot available from Jobs-Plus)
2008
+ 1

1 former MTW PHA returned to demonstration.

San Diego
2008
+ 4

4 MTW PHAs specifically named and authorized in 2008 Appropriations.

29 Agencies execute Standard Agreement, extending participation to 2018.

Alaska, San Bernardino, San Jose, Santa Clara
2009
+ 3
3 PHAs added through PIH Notice 2009-29. Orlando, Tacoma and Champaign County

2010

+2

2 PHAs added through PIH Notice 2010-29  (HA)

Boulder and Lexington

2012

4

Three PHAs added pursuant to 2011 Appropriations and one added pursuant to 2010 Appropriations. Application criteria was set forth in PIH Notice 2012-16.

Columbus, Fairfax, Holyoke and Reno
TOTAL
39