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A HUD demonstration designed to ensure a rigorous evaluation of the impacts of helping very low-income families with children move from public and assisted housing in high-poverty inner city neighborhoods to middle-class neighborhoods throughout a metropolitan area. The demonstration tested the idea that moving to areas with greater affluence, amenities and services would benefit low-income renters and provide greater opportunities for their children.<\/p>", "inDefinedTermSet": "https://affordablehousingonline.com/glossary" },

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Moving to Opportunity (MTO)

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A HUD demonstration designed to ensure a rigorous evaluation of the impacts of helping very low-income families with children move from public and assisted housing in high-poverty inner city neighborhoods to middle-class neighborhoods throughout a metropolitan area. The demonstration tested the idea that moving to areas with greater affluence, amenities and services would benefit low-income renters and provide greater opportunities for their children.