Housing Assistance: An Inventory of Fiscal Year 2010 Programs, Tax Expenditures, and Other Activities

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Moving to Work (MTW)

Administering Agency/Entity Department of Housing and Urban Development
Short Description Provides public housing authorities (PHA) the opportunity to design and test innovative, locally-designed strategies that use federal dollars more efficiently, help residents find employment and become self-sufficient, and increase housing choices for low-income families. MTW gives PHAs exemptions from many existing public housing and voucher rules and more flexibility in how they use their federal funds. MTW PHAs are expected to use the opportunities presented by MTW to inform HUD about ways to better address local community needs.
Primary Purpose Rental assistance for tenants
Type of Housing Supported Rental Housing
Type of Assistance Grant
Fiscal Year 2010 Obligations $2,823,379,109

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