Bringing Education Home: Housing Authorities and Learning Initiatives
June 1, 2015
Education is essential to transcending poverty and achieving economic mobility. Across the country, housing authorities are leveraging the housing assistance they provide to improve residents’ educational outcomes and equip individuals with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to succeed in life. Many agencies have programs addressing needs along the entire learning continuum while others target a subset of age groups, and most are aligning with and adding value to local approaches. By further establishing themselves as a platform for educational success, housing authorities are bringing education home.