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It has long been argued that promoting homeownership among low-income households is worthwhile because owned housing may be an important source of savings for these families, and that children raised in owned housing are likely to be more successful well-adjusted members of society. This paper employs the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and a dynamic(More)
A primary motivation for promoting homeownership is the concept that owner-occupied housing can be an important means of wealth accumulation, particularly for those lower income and minority households that are able to purchase homes. With given data issues, however, it is difficult to assess the importance of housing and nonhousing sources of wealth(More)
Small area population projections are useful in a range of business applications. This paper uses a case study to show how this type of task can be accomplished by using the Hamilton–Perry method, which is a variant of the cohort-component projection technique. We provide the documentation on the methods, data, and assumptions used to develop two sets of(More)
In terms of developing a housing policy that would improve the quality of housing for lower income households, it seems appropriate to explore the merits of an often-ignored alternative, namely manufactured owned housing. This article employs data from the American Housing Survey (AHS) collected between 1993 and 2001 to compare manufactured owned housing(More)
1 Why visual geographies? The use of image-processing procedures and techniques and their products – photographs, aerial photographs, satellite images, maps – and the application of GIS and GPS, so-called " geomatics " (Thornes, 2004:787), are taken for granted in academic geographical practice today. This practice involves the development and adaptation of(More)
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