In the media

Racing to Head Off Evictions and Foreclosures

The New York Times

A flurry of federal, state and local action aims to...

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As Coronavirus Spreads, Universities Stall Their Research to Keep Human Subjects Safe

The Chronicle of Higher Education

“As fieldworkers, sometimes we can delude ourselves into thinking that...

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Preserving communities, preventing displacement

The Washington Post

According to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, 75...

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LIVESTREAM: Conserving Forests and Preserving Affordable Housing: Insights from Ontario’s Managed Forest Tax Incentive Program

April 2020

Over the past 25 years, forest stewardship policies in the...

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Accessibility Features for Older Households in Subsidized Housing

January 2020

In the last ten years alone, the share of older...

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Treasury’s GSE Reform Plan: My Top Ten Political Economy Insights

September 2019

The US Treasury released on September 5th its much-awaited plan...

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Homeownership Experiences Following Criminal Justice Contact

December 2019

Recent work has highlighted the significance of incarceration for wealth...

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Research and Tools

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Sharon Cornelissen

Postdoctoral Fellow

CORRECTED: COVID-19 and Financially Vulnerable Homeowners: National Trends and Voices from Brockton, Massachusetts

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Note: The previous version of this blog had incorrect figures, which have been changed to the correct ones. Due to...

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Whitney Airgood-Obrycki

Research Associate

Pandemic Will Worsen Housing Affordability for Service, Retail, and Transportation Workers

Monday, March 30, 2020

While the full economic impact of COVID-19 is yet to be seen, early indications suggest that we are headed into...

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Don Layton

Senior Industry Fellow

America’s Housing Finance System in the Pandemic: Ten Stress Points to Watch

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Join us next Tuesday, March 31 for a livestream conversation with Don Layton. The coronavirus pandemic, as this is being...

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Chris Herbert

Managing Director

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Like everyone else around the country and the world, staff at the Joint Center for Housing Studies are adjusting, day...

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