Grigory Vodolazovs 3 year old son peers into his familys apartment complex from their unit in Bellevue Wash The Vodolazov family is part of Creating Moves to Opportunity a housing voucher experiment that uses incentives and counseling to encourage low income families to move to what are called high opportunity areas

Housing Mobility: Back on the Nation’s Agenda?

Originally pioneered as a legal remedy for housing segregation, BPI’s Gautreaux litigation, “housing mobility” — using federal housing vouchers to enable low-income families to move from disadvantaged neighborhoods to higher opportunity ones — suffered through a long dry spell. A…

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Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns and Fellow

Our summer interns and fellow have arrived and are hard at work assisting BPI program staff in projects related to justice reform, housing, and early childhood education. We’re excited to have them with us for the summer! Kristen Gagalis: Legal…

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Thank You for Celebrating 50 Years with BPI

THANK YOU to the hundreds of friends who celebrated and supported BPI’s 50th Anniversary Dinner on May 16 at the Radisson Blu Hotel. We are deeply grateful to all who participated. A grand celebration of BPI’s work over the years, the…

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BPI Welcomes Three New Directors

Join BPI in welcoming three outstanding individuals to our Board of Directors: Jadine Chou, Bob Raidt, and Sarah Walker Pauls. Jadine Chou Chief Safety And Security Officer Chicago Public Schools Jadine Chou joined Chicago Public Schools in 2011 where she…

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