The Impacts of Affordable Housing on Education

February 2, 2015

The Impacts of Affordable Housing on Education:

A Research Summary By Maya Brennan, Patrick Reed, and Lisa A. Sturtevant

November 2014

growing body of research suggests that stable, affordable housing may increase children’s opportunities for educational success. A supportive and stable home environment can complement the efforts of educators, leading to improved student achievement. Affordable housing may foster the educational success of low-income children by supporting family financial stability, reducing mobility, providing safe, nurturing living environments, and providing a platform for community development.


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