William M. Rohe

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OBJECTIVE Adverse neighborhood environments and caregiving for a relative with dementia are both stressors that have been associated with poor health. The present study examined the extent to which three self-report measures of neighborhood characteristics interact with caregiving status (caregiver versus noncaregiver) to modify an important stress related(More)
Interest in homeownership among Americans has been justified by claims that it confers benefits both to individuals and to the society as a whole, including good citizens, stable neighborhoods and strong communities. This paper examines evidence for these claims. Strong and consistent evidence indicates that homeowners are more likely to: a) be satisfied(More)
We examine the long-term effects of a 1998–2003 randomized experiment in Tulsa, Oklahoma with Individual Development Accounts that offered low-income households 2:1 matching funds for housing down payments. Prior work shows that, among households who rented in 1998, homeownership rates increased more through 2003 in the treatment group than for controls. We(More)
Previous studies of CDCs focused on their rapid growth and success across the country. The time has come, however, to take a close look at the failures and learn from them. East Side Community Investments was not unique. Our research into CDC failure led us to examine more closely four other organizations that failed, or were forced to downsize, and to draw(More)
Jonathan S. Spader Implications of Risk-Based Pricing for Affordable Homeownership and Community Reinvestment Goals (Under the direction of Dr. Raphael Bostic, Dr. David Guilkey, Dr. Roberto Quercia, Dr. William Rohe, Dr. Michael Stegman) This dissertation examines the community reinvestment lending activities of prime lenders during the period of subprime(More)