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The Center for Housing Policy’s publications cover a range of topics, programs and policies related to the broad goal of identifying and meeting the nation’s housing challenges.  

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Feb 1, 2008
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HousingPolicy.org

Center for Housing Policy

This online guide provides the latest information on high-impact state and local policies that help to increase the supply of affordable homes for working families. HousingPolicy.org includes a broad range of state and local housing policy tools, as well as guidance on how to put these tools together to create a comprehensive housing strategy.

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Feb 1, 2008
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Foreclosure-Response.org

Center for Housing Policy

This online guide to foreclosure prevention and neighborhood stabilization is developed and maintained by the Center for Housing Policy, KnowledgePlex, the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, and the Urban Institute. The Web site includes a comprehensive policy guide on strategies for preventing and responding to foreclosures, as well as access to interactive online discussions and tools that allow users to create customized data reports and maps to identify areas in which to target resources a

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Nov 1, 2007
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Impacts of Homeownership Education and Counseling on Homebuyer Purchasing Power: Summary of Findings

Eric Hangen, Jeffrey Lubell

This report presents preliminary evidence suggesting that high-performing homeownership education and counseling agencies may result in quantifiable benefits in the form of increased purchasing power for counseled borrowers that may substantially exceed the costs of providing the counseling.

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Jul 1, 2007
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The Positive Impacts of Affordable Housing on Education: A Research Summary

Maya Brennan

The Center for Housing Policy reviewed the academic literature on the various ways in which the production, rehabilitation or other provisions of affordable housing may lead to improved education outcomes for children. Based on this review, we identified seven promising hypotheses regarding the positive contribution of affordable housing to education, which is summarized in this publication.

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Jul 1, 2007
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The Positive Impacts of Affordable Housing and Health: A Research Summary

Rebecca Cohen

The Center for Housing Policy reviewed a body of research on the various ways in which the production, rehabilitation or other provisions of affordable housing may lead to improved health outcomes. Based on this review, we identified nine promising hypotheses regarding the positive contribution of affordable housing to health, which we have summarized in this publication.

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