Returning to the community can be a complex transition for former offenders, who may struggle with lack of education and job skills, limited housing and family support options, and substance abuse and mental health issues. We study the challenges of prisoner reentry and initiatives to help individuals, families, and communities successfully reintegrate into society, break the cycle of incarceration, and become productive, law-abiding citizens.
Evidence & Insights
The Impact of Limiting Applicant Information on Rental Housing Discrimination
We examine the impact of a policy that restricted the use of background checks, eviction history, income minimums, and credit history in rental housing applications in Minneapolis.Learn more
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Research and Evaluation
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Julie W. Hartnack
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