Research Library

HousingForward Virginia’s Research Library is sorted by topic and geographic focus. All our resources can be sorted by geographic category: National, Virginia, and Other States. Our resources span some of the best and most widely cited housing and related research that is publicly available online. Our database is always growing as recent studies and reports are added, so please check back often.


Research
Fannie Mae Economic and Housing Outlook

A monthly report from Fannie Mae on the housing market and economy including an Economic Developments Commentary, Economic Forecast, Housing Forecast, and Multifamily Market Commentary – which detail interest rate movement, the housing market, the mortgage market, and the overall economic climate.

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Quantifying the Value Proposition of Employer-Assisted Housing: A Case Study of Aurora Health Care

A 2008 report from the Center for Housing Policy that surveys the arising issues with providing affordable housing to healthcare professionals especially for clinics and hospitals in urban areas and the possible solution that employer-assisted housing (EAH) programs offer. This report includes a case study of an EAH program that was implemented in the Milwaukee area in 1993 by Aurora Health Care, a non-profit integrated health care provider.

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NAHB Local Impact of Homebuilding

A 2009 report assessing the typical economic impacts of single-family and multi-family homebuilding and remodeling in terms of costs and revenues for a municipality.

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NAHB LIHTC Local Impact

A 2007 report assessing the economic impacts of building a typical 100 apartment Low-Income Tax Credit Project in a community.

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Virginia Out of Reach 2012

A state specific report on the affordability of housing in Virginia from the Virginia Housing Coalition using data from NLIHC’s national Out of Reach 2012 report.

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Richmond Affordable Housing Demand

A 2004 study by professor Theodore Koebel at Virginia Tech’s Center for Housing Research on affordable housing demand and projections in Richmond City and Henrico and Chesterfield counties.

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