Recent Submissions

  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Characteristics of Innovative Production Home Builders 

    Koebel, Theodore C.; Cavell, Marilyn (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2006-06)
    The purpose of this study was to advance the understanding of building technology innovation among production builders in particular and conceptually for the homebuilding industry at large.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Virginia Housing Atlas Profile Pages for the State, Counties and Independent Cities, and Planning District Commissions 

    Unknown author (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2014-06-09)
    This document provide key housing statistics for the state, each county, independent city, and Planning District Commission.
  • A Profile of Virginia's Nonprofit Housing Organization, 1994 

    Unknown author (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2014-06-09)
    Nonprofit housing organizations (NHOs) have become increasingly important in the delivery of housing and related services to populations ill-served by or left out of the private, for profit housing market. This report ...
  • 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 ...
  • Virginia Beach Housing Needs, Assessment and Market Analysis 2000-2020 

    Koebel, Theodore C.; Abdelfattah, Ragaei; Cavell, Marilyn S.; Crum, Amy E.; Paulson, Joanna M. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2005-04)
    This analysis provides a comprehensive assessment of affordable housing including a review of available demographic and housing data, an evaluation of past trends, and projections of housing demand through 2020.
  • Analyzing Neighborhood Retail and Service Change in Six Cities 

    Koebel, C. Theodore (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2014-06-09)
    Based on data from six U.S. cities, this report examines the relationships between changes in neighborhood retail and service establishments and independent variables measuring: demand from within the neighborhood; presence ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Augusta County, Virginia Housing Assessment 

    Paulson, Joanna M.; Koebel, Theodore C.; Cavell, Marilyn S. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2005-04)
    This assessment describes 1990-2000 demographic and housing trends, projects growth from 2000-2020, and identifies important characteristics of the housing market in Augusta County.
  • Understanding Home Ownership: A Virginia Analysis 

    Unknown author (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2014-06-09)
    The impacts on homeownership from household income, age of the householder, household type, and race of the householder are individually significant and collectively help explain most of the variation in homeownership ...
  • Losing Ground in Virginia: The Unaffordability of Rental Housing for Housing for Low-Income Families in the 1990's 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Martin, Lydeana H. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2014-06-09)
    Housing is widely recognized as a necessity of life and it is also the single largest cost of living for most households. Since the cost of housing determines how much of other goods families can consume, affordable housing ...
  • The Tortuous Path of Nonprofit Development 

    Koebel, C. Theodore (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2014-06-09)
    There is no doubt that nonprofit housing organizations (NHOs) are important in the production of housing and the delivery of housing services to low-income households. The successes of NHOs in the US were primarily in three ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Defining, Measuring, and Analyzing Community Reinvestment 

    Koebel, C. Theodore; Cavell, Marilyn C. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2014-06-09)
    This report was prepared for the National Center for the Revitalization of Central Cities. The report is based on a statistical study of changes in residential investment in six cities between 1982 and 1992. This period ...

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