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Working Family Preference FAQ's

  1. What is it?
  2. What are the goals of the Working Family Preference?
  1. What is it?

    The Working Family Preference means that 50%, one out of every two new vacancies in public housing, will go to a working family, putting the working family on an equal footing with the non-working family in obtaining affordable housing.


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  2. What are the goals of the Working Family Preference?

    The goal of the Working Family Preference is to maintain the stability, diversity and healthy income mix for the population of public housing.


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