One of a series archiving housing allowance office (HAO) materials used in the Housing Assistance Supply Experiment, this codebook documents the HAO client characteristics file for Site I (Brown County, Wisconsin) during the first five years of the experimental housing allowance program (June 1974 to June 1979). The file contains data on all 16,670 households that applied for assistance during the period, although most information relates to the 9,133 clients who actually enrolled in the program. 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 frequency responses) are tabulated.
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