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Moving to Work (MTW)

Moving to Work (MTW) is a demonstration program for public housing authorities (PHAs) that provides them 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 with 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.

The Office of Public Housing Investments (OPHI), within the Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) at HUD headquarters, oversees the MTW Demonstration.

The following links provide additional information about the MTW Demonstration and participating public housing authorities. For more information on the MTW Demonstration, contact Ivan M. Pour, Program Director, Moving to Work Demonstration, at 202-402-2488 or

General MTW Information

Participating Site Information

MTW Newsletter

Technical Assistance


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