Location Affordability Index - Documentation

This page archives all documentation about the Location Affordability Index (LAI) including research conducted as part of the development of the Index and modeling code for researchers looking to replicate the LAI or create modified versions using different data inputs.

Research and Development

The development process for this site included original research and analysis, input from an expert Technical Review Panel, an advisory group made of subject-matter experts from HUD, the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Treasury Department, and in-depth third-party reviews of different techniques.