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Housing Allowance Demand Experiment: Final Report of the Housing Allowance Demand Experiment


Authors: Abt Associates     Kennedy, Stephen D.    

Report Acceptance Date: June 1980 (316 pages)

Posted Date: February 01, 2012

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This report summarizes the results of the Housing Allowance Demand Experiment-- one of three Experiments conducted by HUD to test the idea of housing allowances. Housing allowances comprise a variety of programs which provide direct cash payments to low-income households to allow them to obtain decent housing in the private market. This is in contrast to construction programs , which arrange for the construction or major rehabilitation of units for lowincome households, and earlier leased housing programs, in which agencies rather than households bore the major responsibility for finding and acquiring units.

For more information on the Experimental Housing Allowance Program (EHAP) and to find related reports, please visit the EHAP landing page.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.


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