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Understanding Employer-Assisted Housing: A Guidebook for Employers

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Employer-assisted housing (EAH) is a term used to describe a variety of housing benefits employers can offer to help their workforce afford homes. An EAH program can be a costeffective way to help improve employee recruitment, retention, productivity and morale, thereby improving the employer’s bottom line.

This publication explains employer-assisted housing and provides ten case studies:

  • American Family Life Assurance Company (Aflac)
  • Applied Materials, Inc.
  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
  • CVS/Caremark
  • Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck (formerly Hatch and Parent)
  • Northrop Grumman Corp.
  • The Schwan Food Company
  • System Sensor
  • University of Chicago and University of Chicago Medical Center.
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