About Housing & Community Development

For more than a decade, Econometrica’s Housing & Community Development Group has continued to deliver a broad range of skills and experience to support the housing and community development programs and activities of Federal agencies, States, and local governments in the following areas:

  • Policy and program analysis.
  • Statistical surveys and research.
  • Evaluations and assessments.
  • Housing market and feasibility analysis.
  • Budget and financial analysis.
  • Regulatory implementation.
  • Business process improvement.
  • Asset management.
  • Turnaround management of public housing authorities.
  • Disaster recovery.
  • Technical assistance and training.
  • Information management and analysis.
  • Financial, accounting, and audit support.

Our staff members and business associates comprise a diverse mix of personnel, including former government employees with decades of experience in housing and community development program administration, academic researchers from distinguished universities, and highly skilled and flexible housing professionals with hands-on experience in housing management and financing, grants monitoring and support, and development of programs and projects to improve communities.

We are dedicated to supporting our clients in their diverse missions to expand and improve affordable housing, promote homeownership opportunities, stimulate community transformation, support disaster recovery, comply with reporting requirements, and enhance program performance.

Work Descriptions

Econometrica has more than a decade of experience working on Federal housing and community development programs for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

In addition, Econometrica has provided support to State and local governments—including public housing authorities, economic development agencies, and Indian tribes—with strategic planning, housing needs assessments, performance improvement, turnaround management, and program compliance.

For HUD we have a number of ongoing indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts, cooperative agreements, and other contracts. Some of our work includes:

  • Technical assistance and capacity building to public housing authorities, communities, and Native American tribes.
  • Program evaluations.
  • Housing needs assessments.
  • Data collection.
  • Data quality control.
  • Data sampling, validation, and analytics.
  • Statistical modeling.


Publications by Staff

Use of Genetic Matching in Program Evaluation: The Case of RAD

David Ruiz
Dennis Stout
Christine Herlihy

Real Estate Analysis as a Tool for Program Evaluation

Jaime Bordenave
The Communities Group

Dennis Stout
Econometrica, Inc.

The Long-Term Dynamics of Affordable Rental Housing

John C. Weicher
Hudson Institute

Frederick J. Eggers
Fouad Moumen
Econometrica, Inc.

Select Housing and Community Development Clients

Housing and Community Development Technical Capabilities

Technical assistance & training

Financial analysis

Statistical analysis


Market assessments


Feasibility studies

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