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Why households apply for housing allowances housing assistance supply experiment, sponsored by the Office of Policy Development and Research, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by James C. Wendt

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English



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  • Housing subsidies -- United States.

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StatementJames C. Wendt.
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Policy Development and Research., Rand Corporation.
LC ClassificationsHD7293 .W39 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3781105M
ISBN 10083300378X
LC Control Number81021176

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