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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…

The Future of Manufactured Housing

Kimberly Vermeer, Josephine Louie • January 1, 1997

In the 1930s and 1940s, mobile homes were viewed as recreational housing and were indeed highly mobile. The original intention of manufacturers was to provide temporary,…
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The Housing Needs of Lower-Income Homeowners

Josephine Louie, Eric Belsky, Nancy McArdle • August 14, 1998

W98-8: Homeownership is still a prime goal for Americans, and a rising homeownership rate is good for our country. Families, especially lower-income families, build up…