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Cityscape - Volume 14 Number 1


American Housing Survey

Volume 14 Number 1

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga


American Housing Survey

Guest Editor: Shawn Bucholtz

Guest Editor's Introduction
Shawn Bucholtz

The House Next Door: A Comparison of Residences by Disability Status Using New Measures in the American Housing Survey
Denise W. Hoffman and Gina A. Livermore

You Can’t Always Get What You Want: The Role of Public Housing and Vouchers in Achieving Residential Satisfaction
Lauren M. Ross, Anne B. Shlay and Mario G. Picon

Comparing Public Housing and Housing Voucher Tenants With Bayesian Propensity Scores
Brent D. Mast

Exploring Housing Challenges of Low-Income Minority Populations in the Southern United States
Sung-jin Lee, Kathleen R. Parrott and Mira Ahn

Housing Value, Costs, and Measures of Physical Adequacy
Paul Emrath and Heather Taylor

Household Energy Bills and Subsidized Housing
Samuel Dastrup, Simon McDonnell, and Vincent Reina

Housing Units With Negative Equity, 1997 to 2009
George R. Carter III

The American Housing Survey From a Cross-National Perspective
Andrew Beer amd Debbie Faulkner

Point of Contention: Shadow Inventory

Chasing Shadow Inventory: Sloppy Foreclosures and Unintended Consequences
Daren Blomquist

Shadow Inventory: Influence of Mortgage Modifications and State Laws
Mark Fleming

Shadow Inventory: Holding Down Home Values in Multiple Ways
Eric Rosenblatt and Vincent Yao

Refereed Papers

Public Housing Transformation and Resident Relocation: Comparing Destinations and Household Characteristics in Chicago
Robert J. Chaskin, Mark L. Joseph, Sara Voelker, and Amy Dworsky


Data Shop: The Importance of Using Layered Data To Analyze Housing: The Case of the Subsidized Housing Information Project
Vincent Reina and Michael Williams

Impact: Using American Community Survey Data for Formula Grant Allocations
Paul Joice



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