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Evidence Matters SpringSummer 2019
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Evidence Matters Winter 2019
  • “How Do Small Area Fair Market Rents Affect the Location and Number of Units Affordable to Voucher Holders?” (2018), by the New York University Furman Center, examines how the implementation of Small Area Fair Market Rents impacts choices for households receiving housing choice vouchers. furmancenter.org/files/NYUFurmanCenter_SAFMRbrief_5JAN2018_1.pdf.
  • “Role of Landlords in Creating Healthy Homes: Section 8 Landlord Perspectives on Healthy Housing Practices,” (2017), by Valerie L.Polletta, Margaret Reid, Eugene Barros, Catherine Duarte, Kevin Donaher, Howard Wensley, and Lisa Wolff, conducted focus groups with landlords to identify challenges to making rental units for housing choice voucher households healthy living environments. journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0890117116671081.
  • “How to attract more landlords to the housing choice voucher program: a case study of landlord outreach efforts,” (2016), by David P. Varady, Joseph Jaroscak, and Reinout Kleinhans, studies the landlord outreach efforts by the Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority and discusses the policy implications of its findings. www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17535069.2016.1175741.
  • "“Examining Neighborhood Opportunity and Locational Outcomes for Housing Choice Voucher Recipients: A Comparative Study between Duval County, Florida, and Bexar County, Texas” (2017), by Ruoniu Wang, Rebecca J. Walter, Abdulnaser A. Arafat, Xuesong Ding, and Ammar A. Naji, compares outcomes in two communities to investigate whether voucher households are able to reside in high-opportunity neighborhoods. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/cico.12254.
  • “Achieving Housing Choice and Mobility in the Voucher Program: Recommendations for the Administration” (2018), by Deborah Thrope, examines barriers facing families with housing vouchers and proposes policy recommendations. www.nhlp.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/AH-27-1_11Thrope.pdf.
  • “Mitigating Apprehension About Section 8 Vouchers: The Positive Role of Housing Specialists in Search and Placement” (2010), by Matthew D. Marr, uses ethnographic research to describe strategies housing specialists can use to eliminate apprehension among landlords. www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10511482.2005.9521535.
  • “Realizing the Housing Voucher Program’s Potential to Enable Families to Move to Better Neighborhoods” (2016), by Barbara Sard and Douglas Rice, examines evidence that vouchers can increase positive outcomes for families and proposes policy solutions to overcome challenges. www.cbpp.org/sites/default/files/atoms/files/11-9-15hous.pdf.
  • “National and State Housing Fact Sheets & Data” (2017), by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, provides state and national voucher utilization data. www.cbpp.org/research/housing/national-and-state-housing-fact-sheets-data.

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