Sources and Methods Used to Estimate Impact of Housing Voucher Proposals in Administration’s Fiscal Year 2005 Budget

Publication Date: March 2004

Publisher: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Will Fischer; Barbara Sard

Research Area: Banking and finance

Keywords: Federal budget; Housing assistance; Section 8; Housing subsidies

Type: Report


This paper describes the methodology we used to derive estimates of the impact of the proposals in the Administration’s fiscal year 2005 budget affecting the “Section 8” housing voucher program. Findings based on this methodology are included in a series of Center analyses (available on the internet at that examine the Administration’s proposals.