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CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF DOUBLING-UP IN CHILDHOOD ON YOUNG ADULT OUTCOMES

CUMULATIVE EFFECTS OF DOUBLING-UP IN CHILDHOOD ON YOUNG ADULT OUTCOMES

Author: Hope Harvey | May 29, 2018

Doubling-up is a common experience—nearly half of kids experience at least one double-up during childhood—yet we know littel about the cumulative effects of these households on children....

Homeowner Households and the U.S. Homeownership Rate: Tenure Projections for 2015-2035

Homeowner Households and the U.S. Homeownership Rate: Tenure Projections for 2015-2035

Authors: Jonathan Spader, Daniel McCue, Christopher Herbert | December 12, 2016

Following the rise and fall in the homeownership rate over the past two decades, considerable uncertainty exists about the future trajectory of the homeownership rate....

Updated Household Projections, 2015-2035: Methodology and Results

Authors: Daniel McCue, Christopher Herbert | December 12, 2016

Using new Census Bureau projections and a revised methodology for predicting headship rates, this working paper updates the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies' (JCHS) household projections for 2015 to 2035....

Student Loan Debt and the Housing Decisions of Young Households

Student Loan Debt and the Housing Decisions of Young Households

Author: Irene Lew | November 13, 2015

Between 2004 and 2014, aggregate outstanding student loan debt has more than tripled in real value. Even as households shed other types of non-housing-related debt, student loan debt was the only type of consumer debt to rise steadily during the Great Recession. ...

Assessing Households and Household Growth Estimates with Census Bureau Surveys

Assessing Households and Household Growth Estimates with Census Bureau Surveys

Authors: Daniel McCue, George Masnick, Chris Herbert | July 13, 2015

Once every ten years the decennial census provides a definitive count of people, households and housing units in the United States. During the intervening years, trends in these fundamental measures are provided by three major Census Bureau surveys: ...

Effect of Changing Demographics on Young Adult Homeownership Rates

Effect of Changing Demographics on Young Adult Homeownership Rates

Author: Rachel Bogardus Drew | February 25, 2015

W15-2: Changing socio-demographic characteristics of young adult households (those with householders ages 25 to 34) are having an impact on their propensities for homeownership....