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Cityscape - Volume 11 Number 3



Volume 11, number 3

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga



Guest Editor: John I. Carruthers

Guest Editor's Introduction

Becoming a U.S. Citizen: The Role of Immigrant Enclaves
Natasha T. Duncan and Brigitte S. Waldorf

Recent Immigration: The Diversity of Economic Outcomes in Metropolitan America
Mark D. Partridge, Dan S. Rickman and Kamar Ali

Immigration, Aging, and the Regional Economy
Seryoung Park and Geoffrey J.D. Hewings

Exploring Recent Trends in Immigrant Suburbanization
Casey J. Dawkins

Immigrants’ Housing Search and Neighborhood Conditions: A Comparative Analysis of Housing Choice Voucher Holders
Victoria Basolo and Mai Thi Nguyen

Immigrants in the Polycentric Metropolis: Centers, Housing, and Dispersion
Rolf Pendall and Rosanne Hoyem

Immigrants and Transportation: An Analysis of Immigrant Workers’ Work Trips
Sungyop Kim

Refereed Papers

Loan Modifications and Redefault Risk: An Examination of Short-Term Impacts
Roberto G. Quercia and Lei Ding

Closing Gaps in Local Housing Recovery Planning for Disadvantaged Displaced Households
Mark G. Welsh and Ann-Margaret Esnard

Homeownership and Local Voting in Disadvantaged Urban Neighborhoods
Kim Manturuk, Mark Lindblad, and Roberto G. Quercia


Policy Briefs

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Past, Present, and Future
Theresa R. Diventi

Graphic Detail

High Business and Residential Vacancy Rates
Todd W. McNeil

Data Shop

The Community Advantage Program Database: Overview and Comparison With the Current Population Survey
Sarah F. Riley, HongYu Ru, and Roberto G. Quercia

Industrial Revolution

Framing for Strength and Efficiency
Dana Bres


The Impact of the Final Rule on Income and Rent Determination Requirements in Public and Assisted Housing
Yves S. Djoko

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