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Cityscape - Volume 13 Number 2


Rental Housing Policy in the United States

Volume 13, Number 2

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga


Rental Housing Policy in the United States

Guest Editors: Vicki Been and Ingrid Gould Ellen

Guest Editor's Introduction

Rethinking the Federal Bias Toward Homeownership
Edward L. Glaeser, Harvard University and the National Bureau of Economic Research

Thoughts on Rental Housing and Rental Housing Assistance
Richard K. Green, University of Southern California

Rental Housing: Current Market Conditions and the Role of Federal Policy
Denise DiPasquale, City Research

Rental Housing Affordability Dynamics, 1990–2009
Rob Collinson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Understanding and Mitigating Rental Risk
Todd Sinai, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the National, Bureau of Economic Research

Rental Housing Assistance for the 21st Century
Brendan O’Flaherty, Columbia University

Rental Housing Assistance
John M. Quigley, University of California, Berkeley

Renting in the United States: A Dutch Perspective
Hugo Priemus, Delft University of Technology


Graphic Detail: Visualizing Racial Segregation Differently — Exploring Changing Patterns From the Effect of Underlying Geographic Distributions
Ronald E. Wilson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Data Shop: Separating the Good From the Bad From the Ugly: Indicators for Housing Market Analysis
Brian A. Mikelbank, Cleveland State University
Charlie Post, Cleveland State University

Impact: Regulatory Impact Analysis: Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program
Michael K. Hollar, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


Referees 2010–11


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