% of Households (Self-Reported)
Vermin Peeling Paint or Plaster Housing Rated
Good or Excellent
No MTO vouchers* 52% 47% 57%
Received MTO vouchers** 39% 28% 68%
*Control group composed of assisted households not receiving vouchers at the start of the Moving to Opportunity Demonstration Project.
**Experimental group composed of all households receiving vouchers at the start of the Moving to Opportunity Project that they then used to move to low-poverty census tracts, per requirement.
Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (2011). Moving to Opportunity for Fair Housing Demonstration Program. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.