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  • The Housing-Health Connection
  • Volume 20, Number 2
  • Managing Editor: Mark D. Shroder
  • Associate Editor: Michelle P. Matuga

The Long-Term Dynamics of Affordable Rental Housing: Creating and Using a New Database

John C. Weicher
Hudson Institute

Frederick J. Eggers
Fouad Moumen
Econometrica, Inc.

In a study recently released by the Hudson Institute, the authors reported on the dynamics of affordable rental housing during the period between 1985 and 2013. In this article, we describe the data used in that analysis, present some of the most important findings, and explain how to obtain the data and the documentation, as well as the study.

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