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Research Reports

PAHRC produces a number of yearly research reports that examine key themes in affordable housing and provide updated statistics on the supply of housing assistance, those receiving assistance, and the impacts on residents and communities.

Housing Impact Reports

2019 Housing Impact Report: Trends in Housing Assistance and Who it Serves

In the US, there are 12 million very low-income cost-burdened households that could benefit from housing assistance, but do not receive, according to conservative estimates.

A home that’s made affordable through housing assistance increases stability, improves health and education outcomes, boosts financial security, and can lead to economic mobility for low-income families. Public and Affordable Housing Research Corporation’s annual report, the Housing Impact Report (formerly known as the PAHRC Report), describes the latest research on the impact housing assistance has on families, adults, seniors, and children.

2019 Housing Impact Report
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Strategies to Expand the Stock of Affordable Homes

Other Housing Impact Reports

MTW Research

PAHRC has worked closely with MTW agencies and other research institutions to produce a series of reports on the Moving to Work (MTW) program. As America’s Housing Policy Lab, the MTW program provides many avenues to study how housing can impact people and communities.

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Other Projects

PAHRC is engaged in a number of research projects and research collaborations on topics important in demonstrating the impact of affordable housing.

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Research Spotlights

A Platform To Learn

New Research Shows That Children Living in Assisted Homes Are Starting a Step Behind Their Low-Income, Unassisted Peers on the Road to Educational Success.

A Platform To Learn
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