PAHRC’s lead research analyst is joined by Boston Housing Authority’s manager of resident capacity programs to discuss both large-scale and more basic strategies that PHA staff can consider implementing to promote equitable outcomes among residents; including lessons learned from real life implementations.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand common barriers to upward mobility that residents living in affordable homes face
  • Recall policies and strategies that can be adopted to promote equitable outcomes for your resident
  • Identify strategies that can be implemented into programs led by housing organizations to improve resident outcomes


  • Kelly McElwain, MPP, Manager, Research and Industry Intelligence, PAHRC
  • Sahar Lawrence, Manage of Resident Capacity Programs, Boston Housing Authority

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