The Urban Institute recently published a new report saying federal housing assistance programs aim to ensure recipients have decent, safe and affordable housing; however it claims new policy changes have left these programs falling short of their goals.

In the report, the Urban Institute suggests a need for a serious review of affordable housing policy with a focus on developing a stronger evidence base before attempting large-scale changes to federal housing assistance programs.

The company created the chart below to demonstrate that as housing stability decreases, the need for other public benefits and systems increases.