History of Moving to Work (MTW)

History of MTW Legislation and Agency 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, and Vancouver

Jobs-Plus Only: Baltimore, Chattanooga, Cuyahoga, Dayton, Los Angeles, and 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, and Tampa
1999
+ 2
2 MTW PHAs specifically named and authorized in 1999 Appropriations. Charlotte and Pittsburgh
2000
+ 6
6 MTW PHAs selected in PIH Notice 2000-52. Atlanta, District of Columbia, King County, New Haven, Oakland, and Philadelphia
2000
+ 1
1 MTW PHA added as authorized by 1996 statute. Chicago
2003
- 6
6 Jobs-Plus agencies' participation in demonstration completed and terminated. Baltimore, Chattanooga, Cuyahoga, Dayton, Los Angeles, and St. Paul
2004
- 3
Participation in demonstration completed and terminated for 3 MTW PHAs. Greene, High Point, and 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.

30 Agencies execute Standard Agreement, extending participation to 2018.
Alaska, San Bernardino, San Jose, and 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
2016
 
The Standard Agreements for 39 Agencies were extended to the end of each agencyā€™s FY2028, pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016.  
2021
+ 30
30 PHAs selected through the MTW Expansion cohort 1 pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016.

* Note that these selectees will not be formally designated as MTW agencies until their MTW Amendment to the Annual Contributions Contract (ACC) has been executed by both the agency and HUD.
Auburn, Brattleboro, Brighton, Bristol RHA, Cheraw, Dover, Fayetteville, Fort Mill, Harrisonburg RHA, Hibbing HRA, Kandiyohi County HRA , Maryville, McLeod County HRA, Neptune, New Smyrna Beach, Newnan, Ozark Housing Community, Pleasantville, Pocatello, Pomona, Randolph County, Ripley County, Robeson County, Rockville Housing Enterprises, Rosenberg, Ruston, Sheffield, Solano County, Travis County, and Washington County CDA
TOTAL
69 (30 pending)
   

 

Last updated January 14, 2021