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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…
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Imperfect Information and the Housing Finance Crisis

Edward Golding, Richard Green, Douglas McManus • February 1, 2008

UCC08-6: This paper has two parts. First, we look at the various agents involved in the mortgage transaction—including borrowers, brokers, originators, rating agencies…