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The Demand for Rental Housing: Evidence from a Percent of Rent Housing Allowance

Report Acceptance Date: 
June 1980 (327 pages)
Posted Date:   
February 1, 2012

This report analyzes the housing consumption of households participating in the Housing Allowance Demand Experiment that received Percent of Rent housing allowances. Analysis of both housing expenditures and housing services (a measure of real housing) are carried out using a variety of approaches. Also examined are household response over time and the possibility of bias due to sample selection.

This report is part of the collection of scanned historical documents available to the public.