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Friday, April 10 • 8:05am - 9:30am
FR8.05.02 The Challenges of Voucher Housing

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Moderator: Robert Silverman, University at Buffalo

Are Voucher Holders Being Overcharged?
Matthew Desmond, Harvard University; Kristin L. Perkins, Harvard University

Are they Protected? A National Analysis of What Happens to Subsidized Tenants When an Owner Opts Out.
Vincent Reina, University of Southern California; Benjamin Winter, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Why do applicants to subsidized housing refuse offers of housing? Making sense of counter-intuitive research findings.
Biljana Vasilevska, McMaster University; James Dunn, McMaster University

Low-Income Housing Policy: The Work of Advocacy Organizations in Cities
Anaid Yerena, University of California, Irvine


Kristin L. Perkins

Harvard University

Vincent Reina

University of Southern California

Biljana Vasilevska

McMaster University
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Anaid Yerena

University of Washington Tacoma

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Robert Silverman, University at Buffalo

Professor, University at Buffalo
Rob Silverman's research focuses on the non-profit sector, the role of community-based organizations in urban neighborhoods, education reform, and inequality in inner city housing markets. His current research projects include studies of non-profit finance and advocacy,school reform,shrinking... Read More →

Friday April 10, 2015 8:05am - 9:30am EDT
Sandringham (2nd floor)