Should-Read: Robynn Cox, Seva Rodnyansky, Benjamin Henwood, and Suzanne Wenzel: Measuring population estimates of housing insecurity in the United States: A comprehensive approach

Should-Read: Robynn Cox, Seva Rodnyansky, Benjamin Henwood, and Suzanne Wenzel: Measuring population estimates of housing insecurity in the United States: A comprehensive approach: “A seven dimension definition of housing security set forth by Cox et al. (2017)…

…While the categories overlap, they do not do so perfectly…. Rural, exurban, and central city locations experience the most housing concerns…. Single households, poor households (i.e., income less than two times the poverty line), black households, Hispanic households, undocumented immigrants, and less educated individuals experience more severe forms of housing insecurity…. Older adults are also more likely to experience low housing security. This provides some validation that our measure is trending with well-established poverty measures…

January 19, 2018

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