Age of rental housing units and vacancy characteristics A filtering explanation

J. Luis Guasch, Robert C. Marshall

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Aggregate data on rental units indicate that older units have lower vacancy frequencies and higher vacancy durations than newer units. A formulation consistent with the filtering hypothesis of the housing literature is presented that explains the above empirical regularity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)403-419
Number of pages17
JournalRegional Science and Urban Economics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 1985


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Urban Studies

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