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Housing Discrimination Today

Volume 17, Number 3

Mark D. Shroder
Michelle P. Matuga


Housing Discrimination Today

Guest Editor's Introduction
Margery Austin Turner and Judson James

What Have We Learned From Paired Testing in Housing Markets?
Sun Jung Oh and John Yinger

Housing Discrimination Among Available Housing Units in 2012: Do Paired-Testing Studies Understate Housing Discrimination?
Rob Pitingolo and Stephen L. Ross

Changing Contexts and New Directions for the Use of Testing
Fred Freiberg and Gregory D. Squires

Targeting Disability Discrimination: Findings and Reflections From the National Study on Housing Discrimination Against People Who Are Deaf and People Who Use Wheelchairs
Claudia L. Aranda

Other Protected Classes: Extending Estimates of Housing Discrimination
Margery Austin Turner

Commentary: Some Thoughts on Field Experiments on Housing Discrimination From a European View
Ali M. Ahmed

Commentary: Housing Discrimination Research in the 21st Century
Samantha Friedman

Commentary: Expanding the Fair Housing Testing Landscape
James Perry

Commentary: Testing Benefits Housing Providers and the Industry
Fred Underwood

Refereed Papers

What Happens to Housing Assistance Leavers?
Robin E. Smith, Susan J. Popkin, Taz George, and Jennifer Comey

Do the GSEs Meet the Credit Needs of Underserved Communities of Color?
Michela Zonta


Data Shop: Measuring Neighborhood Opportunity With AFFH Data
Brent D. Mast

Graphic Detail: Civil Unrest and Marginalization in Baltimore
John C. Huggins

Industrial Revolution: Rural America: Perceptions of Residential Energy Retrofits
Nathan Barry

Foreign Exchange: Preparing Our Housing for the Transition to a Post-Baby Boom World: Reflections on Japan’s May 26, 2015 Vacant Housing Law
Peter Manda

SpAM: Predicting Local Crime Clusters Using (Multinomial) Logistic Regression
Martin A. Andresen

Evaluation Tradecraft: Fair Housing Testing: Selecting, Training, and Managing an Effective Tester Pool
Claudia L. Aranda and Sarale H. Sewell


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