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Forced Sales and House Prices

Parag Pathak, John Campbell, Stefano Giglio • May 1, 2009

W09-4: This paper uses data on house transactions in the state of Massachusetts over the last 20 years to show that houses sold after foreclosure, or close in time to…

Measuring the Nation's Rental Housing Affordability Problems

Eric Belsky, Jack Goodman, Rachel Bogardus Drew • June 1, 2005

Difficulty affording housing is widely acknowledged as the most common housing problem in the United States. No matter how one chooses to measure the problem, it is clearly…
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Constant Quality Rent Indexes for Affordable Housing

Jack Goodman • June 30, 2005

W05-4: This paper develops and applies a method for producing constant quality rent indexes and inflation estimates for different segments of the rental housing stock.…
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Houses, Apartments, and Property Tax Incidence

Jack Goodman • February 15, 2005

W05-2: The property tax on housing is a major component of local government revenues and of consumers’ housing costs. This study uses newly available data from the 2001…
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Aging in Place: Implications for Remodeling

Abbe Will • July 2, 2015

W15-4: The dramatic aging of the U.S. population in coming decades is expected to have important implications for the home remodeling industry. Of the over 25 million…
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Understanding Remodeling Cycles

Abbe Will • August 1, 2008

W08-6: This paper assesses the cyclical nature of the remodeling industry between 1987 and 2007, and how remodeling cycles relate to cycles in the homebuilding industry…