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The Mortgage Performance of Energy Efficient Homes

August 6, 2015

Roberto Quercia–PI. “Many have theorized that energyefficient homes should have lower default risks than standard homes because the former are associated with lower energy costs, which leaves more money to make the mortgage payment. However, few empirical studies have been conducted … Continued

Housing Costs and Commuting Distance

July 30, 2015

Roberto Quercia–PI. Traditional urban economic theory holds that land values decline from a central business district in direct proportion to the cost of commuting. In reality, we know that urban spatial structures are rarely so monocentric, but instead involve multiple centers … Continued

An Assessment of Latino Housing Needs in North Carolina

July 28, 2015

Mark McDaniel–PI. The project will formulate a research design and agenda that will effectively frame a better understanding of the housing needs of Latinos in North Carolina, using a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to address these issues. To accomplish … Continued