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Replication data for: How Do Changes in Housing Voucher Design Affect Rent and Neighborhood Quality?

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1
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Creator
  • Collinson, Robert
  • Ganong, Peter
Publication Date
2018-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    US housing voucher holders pay their landlord a fraction of household income and the government pays the rest, up to a rent ceiling. We study how two types of changes to the rent ceiling affect landlords and tenants. A policy that makes vouchers more generous across a metro area benefits landlords through increased rents, with minimal impact on neighborhood and unit quality. A second policy that indexes rent ceilings to neighborhood rents leads voucher holders to move into higher quality neighborhoods with lower crime, poverty, and unemployment.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/pol.20150176 (Text)
Publications
  • Collinson, Robert, and Peter Ganong. “How Do Changes in Housing Voucher Design Affect Rent and Neighborhood Quality?” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 10, no. 2 (May 2018): 62–89. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20150176.
    • ID: 10.1257/pol.20150176 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Collinson, Robert; Ganong, Peter (2018): Replication data for: How Do Changes in Housing Voucher Design Affect Rent and Neighborhood Quality?. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E114645V1