Housing & Community Development

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.



Solicitation for Grant Peer Reviewers to Evaluate Proposals for Organizations to Provide Financial Capability Counseling/Coaching That Will Help Clients Stabilize Their Finances, Rebuild Credit, and Establish Savings

Econometrica, Inc., is a research and management firm contracted by NeighborWorks® America to support the award process of Project Reinvest, a series of three grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Justice settlement with Bank of America to provide housing counseling, neighborhood stabilization, foreclosure prevention, or similar programs.
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RIF HUD report

How do grantees use federal funds to address housing issues/poverty in rural & tribal areas?

Econometrica’s evaluation of HUD’s Rural Innovation Fund explored how grants in rural and tribal areas changed program activities, impacts, and outcomes relative to those of the RHED program.
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Real Estate Development and/or Financing Consultant

Econometrica will serve HOC on an as-needed basis in a variety of capacities as a Real Estate Development and/or Financing Consultant.
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Econometrica Supports HUD’s 2017 Point in Time Count

Econometrica is proud to have employees volunteering their time to support the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s 2017 Point in Time count.
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Native American Housing

Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas: A Report From the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs: Executive Summary

HUD released a comprehensive assessment of the housing needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Econometrica supported this multi-year study as a subcontractor to the Urban Institute. Read the reports:
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Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) Archival Credit Data History

Econometrica helped HUD to prepare usable and reliable HECM loan data files that could be used for research purposes without compromising personally identifiable information contained in the source data files.
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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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