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Engelhardt cited in Bloomberg article on missed housing payments

Fewer people surveyed at the end of last year said they feared losing their homes, which may be a result of government aid so far, says Gary Engelhardt, professor of economics. Read more in the Bloomberg article, "More Than 5% of Americans Didn’t Pay Rent, Mortgage in December." 
February 10, 2021

Associated Press: Purser discusses the right for renters to have legal counsel

"The push for right to counsel preceded the pandemic, but it’s particularly acute and particularly urgent in light of the pandemic, given just the overall precarity that renters are facing," says Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology.
January 4, 2021

Purser cited in Washington Post article on economic relief package

According to research by Gretchen Purser, associate professor of sociology, somewhere between 2.4 million and 5 million American households are at risk of eviction in January alone if Congress fails to reach an agreement on economic emergency relief. 

December 15, 2020

WP 228 Does Proximity to Fast Food Cause Childhood Obesity? Evidence from Public Housing

Jeehee Han, Amy Ellen Schwartz & Brian Elbel
April 30, 2020

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Schwartz study on housing vouchers, academic performance published

Amy Ellen Schwartz, Keren Mertens Horn, Ingrid Gould Ellen & Sarah A. Cordes
January 7, 2020

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