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  • Poor Families and Poor Housing: The Search for Decent Housing in Virginia's Private, Unassisted Market 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Rives, Mary Ellen (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1993-06)
    This report explores the differences in housing conditions between those U.S. families who receive various forms of public assistance and those who do not. The findings of this report show that low-income Virginians who ...
  • Retirement Relocation Among College Graduates: A Survey of Virginia Tech Alumni 

    Unknown author (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1995-01)
    Research on the residential mobility of persons who have fully or partially retired identifies two major purposes of such relocation. Care-related relocation occurs in response to the inevitable increase in physical ...
  • Tenant Organization in Public Housing Projects: A Report on Senate Resolution No. 347 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Cavell, Marilyn S. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1995-10)
    This report summarizes the history of tenant management in public housing, identifies benefits and weaknesses of tenant organizations and the regulations governing such organizations, describes activities of tenant ...
  • Urban Redevelopment, Displacement and the Future of the American City 

    Koebel, C. Theodore (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1996-04)
    Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; examines the record of urban development during the last half of the 20th century and identifies community development corporations and public-private partnerships as the ...
  • Housing Conditions of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Daniels, Michael P. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1997-05)
    This report determines the level of need for and interest in a housing loan program for migrant farmworker housing in Virginia and documents the housing conditions of migrant farmworkers in Virginia.
  • Improving Management of Assisted Housing Through Tenant Feedback 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Etuk, Efiong (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1998-07)
    This report was prepared for the 1998 Meeting of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 43, Housing and the Built Environment, which focuses on the development of tenant satisfaction feedback measures. ...
  • Resident Satisfaction Survey- Roanoke Housing Authority, 1998 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Cavell, Marilyn S.; Etuk, Efiong; Bradshaw, Merritt (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1999-06)
    This report demonstrated the feasibility of a mailed survey of public housing tenants, with techniques that generated nearly a 40% response rate. This highly efficient and affordable procedure provides performance improving ...
  • Partners in Housing: Virginia's Nonprofit Housing Sector 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Hardin, Brooke, D. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1999-08)
    Nonprofit housing organizations primarily exist to address the housing needs of low-income Virginians. This survey, conducted in 1998 through the leadership of VHDA, revealed a nonprofit housing sector that is maturing ...
  • Virginia Housing Facts - Units Lacking Indoor Plumbing 

    Koebel, C. Theodore (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1999-09)
    Today, indoor plumbing is not only a commonplace, it is a necessity for community health. This report gives Virginia 1998 estimates for the number of occupied units that lack indoor plumbing and shows trends over time.
  • The 2001 Virginia Rural Homeless Survey 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Murphy, Michelle; Brown, Adam (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2001-09)
    The Virginia Center for Housing Research was commissioned by the Virginia Housing Study Commission, the Virginia Interagency Action Council for the Homeless, and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development ...
  • Socioeconomic and Housing Trends in Central Appalachia 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Renneckar, Patricia (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2002-04)
    This report examines the socioeconomic changes in the Central Applachian region (Appalachian counties in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia) over the last ten years and the impact of these changes on housing markets.
  • Improved Decision Making in Construction Using Virtual Site Visits 

    Thomas Mills; Yvan Beliveau; Kyu Jung; Mark Ilich; Chris Graziani; Ketan Josh (Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2003-02)
    This study explored the dynamics of information exchange involving field issues relating to construction and the assistance that a virtual site visit can provide to the field decision-making process. Such a process can be ...
  • A Review of the Worst Case Housing Needs Measure 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Renneckar, Patricia L. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2003-07)
    This report is commissioned by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and examines the concept of "housing need" and the worst-case housing needs measure and makes recommendations for improving the measure and ...
  • Housing Market Conditions and Housing Needs in Chesterfield County, VA 2000 and 2010 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Byrd, Kevin R.; Renneckar, Patricia L. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2003-09)
    This report is the final report provided to Chesterfield County, Virginia following a housing market and needs analysis performed by the Center for Housing Research. This report describes trends from 1990-2000, projects ...
  • The Diffusion of Innovation in the Residential Building Industry 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Papadakis, Maria; Hudson, Ed; Cavell, Marilyn (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2003-10)
    This assessment reports on a survey mailed to a national sample of residential homebuilders to assess how they receive and process housing technology information. The successful diffusion of innovations in the residential ...
  • Evaluation of the HUD Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity (ECHO) Program 

    Koebel, Theodore C.; Beamish, Julia; Danielsen-Lang, Karen; Steeves, Jeannette (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2003-10)
    This evaluation reports on the HUD demonstration program that provides a housing option for keeping elderly close to family or friends.. The evaluation included a review of background including zoning and land-use issues, ...
  • Affordable Housing Demand in Henrico County, Chesterfield County and City of Richmond 

    Koebel, Theodore C.; Byrd, Kevin R. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2004-01)
    This report assesses the demand for affordable housing in Henrico County, Chesterfield County, and the City of Richmond. The report This report shows the housing demand has continued to grow steadily in Henrico and ...
  • Homeownership Affordability in Virginia 

    Koebel, Theodore C.; Paulson, Joanna M. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2004-06)
    This 2004 report estimates the affordability of homeownership across Virginia based on the average sales price of homes sold through the local Board of Realtors and the median family income estimated by the Virginia Center ...
  • Homebuyer Market Analysis for the Virginia Beach Metropolitan Area 

    Koebel, Theodore C.; Singh, Pavit (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2005-01)
    This analysis projects first-time owner demand from 2000-2010 in targeted income ranges and analyzes the supply of affordable housing for first-time buyers in the Virginia Beach metropolitan area.
  • Housing Market Conditions and Housing Needs in the City of Chesapeake, Virginia 2000 and 2010 

    Koebel, Theodore C.; Paulson, Joanna; Singh, Pavit Paul; Cavell, Marilyn; Byrd, Kevin R. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2005-01)
    This report is a comprehensive assessment of housing conditions and trends focusing on affordable housing.