Urban Housing Markets

Urban Housing Markets

CARE researchers have conducted several studies of the neighborhood effects of foreclosure in the DFW area that contribute to a large body of literature which documents negative neighborhood price effects associated with foreclosed properties. Additionally, CARE researchers are actively studying the relationship between urban housing markets, neighborhood quality, and outcomes of neighborhood residents.

Publications Examining Foreclosures in Dallas County

  • Zhang, L., T. Leonard. 2014. Neighborhood Impact of Foreclosure: A Quantile Regression Approach.  Journal of Regional Science and Urban Economics. 48, 133-143.
  • Leonard, T. and J. Murdoch.  2009.  The Neighborhood Effects of Foreclosure. Journal Geographical Systems. 11(4):  317-332.
  • Zhang L, Leonard T, Murdoch JC. (In Press). Time and Distance Heterogeneity in the Neighborhood Spillover Effects of Foreclosed Properties. Housing Studies 2015
  • Leonard, T. (In Press). Housing Upkeep and Public Good Provision in Residential Neighborhoods.  Housing Policy Debate.
  • Leonard, T., Powell-Wiley, T.M., Ayers, C. Murdoch, J.C., Yin, Wenyuan, Pruitt, S.L. 2016. Property Values as a Measure of Neighborhoods— An Application of Hedonic Price Theory.  Epidemiology. 27(4):  518-524

Working Papers

  • Leonard, T., Jha, N., Zhang, L.  2016.  Neighborhood Price Externalities of Foreclosure Rehabilitation:  an Examination of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
  • Zhang, L., T. Leonard, R. Dias.  Survival Analysis Of Foreclosures By Housing And Neighborhood Characteristics