Codebook for the HAO recertification characteristics file, site II, year 5

by Ann W. Wang

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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 recertification characteristics file for Site II (St. Joseph County, Indiana) during the first five years of the experimental housing allowance program (December 1974 to January 1980). The file contains data on all 89,063 recertification transactions--including updates and error corrections--that were completed 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 frequency responses) are tabulated.

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