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Housing America's Older Adults 2018

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Location: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

More than half of US households are now headed by someone 50 or over, according to Housing America’s Older Adults 2018, a new JCHS report to be released Wednesday, November 14.

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Housing America's Older Adults 2018

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Location: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

More than half of US households are now headed by someone 50 or over, according to Housing America’s Older Adults 2018, a new JCHS report to be released Wednesday, November 14....

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Diverted Homeowners and Rental Affordability Crisis

Date: Friday, November 16, 2018

Location: Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

Although much has written about the housing-market collapse in 2006 and the subsequent rise in the number and share of cost-burdened renters, few studies have carefully examined the connections between these two significant changes. In this talk, Lee will present research, carried out with Dowell Myers and Gary Painter, which found that as of 2015, about 8.4 million would-be homeowners (the expected number given market and demographic characteristics in 2000) either became renters or have left the housing market. This shift, they estimate, triggered a host of changes in rental housing markets, notably greater demand for more expensive rental units and higher rental burdens. ...