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Cityscape: Volume 20 Number 1


Selected Outcomes of Housing Assistance

Volume 20, Number 1

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga

Selected Outcomes of Housing Assistance

Guest Editor's Introduction
Meena Bavan and David Hardiman

Length of Stay in Assisted Housing
Kirk McClure

Housing Cost Burden in the Housing Choice Voucher Program: The Impact of HUD Program Rules
Casey Dawkins and Jae Sik Jeon

Opting In, Opting Out: A Decade Later
Anne Ray, Jeongseob Kim, Diep Nguyen, Jongwon Choi, Kelly McElwain, and Keely Jones Stater

The Quality of Assisted Housing in the United States
Sandra Newman and Scott Holupka

An International Perspective: Reflection on the Symposium
Kwan Ok Lee

Refereed Papers

Prioritizing Homeless Assistance Using Predictive Algorithms: An Evidence-Based Approach
Halil Toros and Daniel Flaming

Scale in Housing Policy: A Case Study of the Potential of Small Area Fair Market Rents
Matthew Palm

Can a Car-Centric City Become Transit Oriented? Evidence From Los Angeles
Jenny Schuetz, Genevieve Giuliano, and Eun Jin Shin


Data Shop


Evaluation Tradecraft




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