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    How Are Cities Planning to Use State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds for Their Housing Needs?
    Kathryn Reynolds, Katharine Elder, and Mikaela Tajo, Urban Institute, November 15, 2021

    State and Local Antidiscrimination Laws Could Help Renters Access Emergency Rental Assistance and Keep Their Homes
    Jessica Perez, Christopher Davis, Kathryn Reynolds, and Daniel Teles, Urban Institute, September 22, 2021

    Renters Living in Units Owned by Mom-and-Pop Landlords Are Struggling to Pay Rent More Than Those Living in Large Multifamily Buildings
    Jung Hyun Choi, Laurie Goodman, and Daniel Pang, Urban Institute, September 14, 2021

    With Limited State and Local Protections, the End of the Federal Eviction Moratorium Puts Millions of Renters at Risk
    Monique King-Viehland and Christopher Davis, Urban Institute, August 30, 2021

    How to Leverage Behavioral Science to Get Emergency Rental Assistance into the Hands of Vulnerable Households Faster
    Jessica Perez and Abby Boshart, Urban Institute, August 16, 2021

    The Pandemic Is Making It Difficult for Mom-and-Pop Landlords to Maintain Their Properties
    Laurie Goodman, Jung Hyun Choi, and Daniel Pang, Urban Institute, July 23, 2021

    Three Ways States and Localities Can Get Rental Assistance to People Faster
    Mary K. Cunningham, Kathryn Reynolds, and Christopher Davis, Urban Institute, July 13, 2021

    Preserving and Expanding the Supply of Affordable Rental Housing
    Corianne Payton Scally, Urban Institute; Priya Jayachandran, National Housing Trust; Joshua L. Schonfeld, Barings Multifamily Capital; April 2021

    Preserving Small Rental Buildings during the COVID-19 Crisis
    Laurie Goodman, Kathryn Reynolds, Jung Hyun Choi, Urban Institute March 15, 2021

    Many People are Behind on Rent. How Much Do They Owe?
    Laurie Goodman, Kathryn Reynolds, Jung Hyun Choi, Urban Institute, February 24, 2021

    Three Principles to Equitably and Efficiently Implement New COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance
    Kathryn Reynolds, Aaron Shroyer, and Monique King-Viehland, Urban Institute, December 23, 2020

    Lessons from the Homeownership Crisis of the Past Recession (617.94 KB pdf)
    Laurie Goodman, Urban Institute; Faith Schwartz, Housing Finance Strategies, LLC, September 23, 2020

    Census Pulse Survey Update (767.96 KB pdf)
    Mary Cunningham, September 16, 2020

    Emerging Models for Eviction Prevention (497.98 KB pdf)
    Jung Choi and Solomon Greene, Urban Institute; Ben Metcalf, UC Berkeley’s Terner Center for Housing Innovation; Zach Neumann, COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, September 9, 2020

    The Impact of State and Local Budget Cuts on Renter Stability (769.56 KB pdf)
    Samantha Batko, Urban Institute; Amanda Cass, University of Illinois; Lauren Lowery, National League of Cities; David Eichenthal, PFM Group Consulting, August 26, 2020

    Utilizing Data to Understand and Solve Problems in the Rental Market (2.85 MB pdf)
    Ryan Coon, Avail, August 19, 2020

    Assessing Options for Federal Rental Assistance during the Pandemic
    Martha Galvez, Kate Reynolds, Jorge Morales-Burnett, Yipeng Su, Solomon Greene, Urban Institute, August 5, 2020

    Understanding Federal Rental Assistance Options to Stabilize Renters (240.87 KB pdf)
    Kate Reynolds, Martha Galvez, Urban Institute, August 5, 2020

    Role of Unemployment Insurance During the Pandemic (339.8 KB pdf)
    Daniel Kuehn, Urban Institute, July 22, 2020

    How Much Assistance Is Needed to Help Renters Impacted by COVID 19?
    Sarah Strochak, Urban Institute, July 22, 2020

    Impact of COVID-19 Crisis by Race and Ethnicity 
    Shena Ashley, Monique King-Viehland, Solomon Greene, Urban Institute and Laura Sullivan, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, July 15, 2020

    Updates from the Census Pulse Survey
    Mary Cunningham and Ananya Hariharan, Urban Institute, June 24, 2020

    How Much Assistance Is Needed to Support Renters through the COVID-19 Crisis? (brief)
    Sarah Strochak, Aaron Shroyer, Jung Choi, Kathryn Reynolds, and Laurie Goodman, Urban Institute, June 15, 2020

    How Much Assistance Is Needed to Help Renters Impacted by COVID-19? (slide show)
    Jung Choi and Sarah Strochak, Urban Institute, June 3, 2020

    Missing Rent Payments
    Solomon Greene, Sarah Strochak, Urban Institute and Rebecca Steele, National Foundation for Credit Counseling, May 27, 2020

    State and Local Delivery Mechanisms for Rental Assistance
    Solomon Greene and Samantha Batko, Urban Institute, May 20, 2020

    Small Multifamily Units Data
    Jung Choi, Laurie Goodman, Urban Institute, May 13, 2020

    Potential Impact of State and Local Funding Cuts on Affordable Housing
    Donnie Charleston, Urban Institute, May 6, 2020

    Sizing the Problem
    Mary Cunningham, Urban Institute, April 29, 2020

    The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Straining Families’ Abilities to Afford Basic Needs
    Michael Karpman, Stephen Zuckerman, Dulce Gonzalez, and Genevieve M. Kenney, Urban Institute, April 28, 2020

    Rental Market Problems Created by the COVID-19 Crisis
    Erika Poethig, Urban Institute, April 22, 2020

    What the Data Tell Us about the Rental Housing Market Challenges Posed by the COVID-19 Crisis
    Mary Cunningham, Urban Institute, April 15, 2020

    Avoiding a COVID-19 Disaster for Renters and the Housing Market
    Laurie Goodman and Dan Magder, Urban Institute, April 13, 2020

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