Codebook for the HAO housing characteristics file : site II, year 3

by Ann W. Wang, Leslie Geller


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One of a series archiving housing allowance office (HAO) materials used in the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment, this codebook documents the HAO housing characteristics file for Site II (St. Joseph County, Indiana) during the first three years of the experimental housing allowance program (December 1974 to December 1977). The file contains data on all 10,847 households that enrolled in the program during the period. The codebook describes each variable in the file, reproduces the relevant part of the administrative forms, specifies all permissible entries, and annotates each variable with a complete definition. "Marginals" (actual response frequencies) are tabulated.

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