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June 1982, Vol. 105, No. 6

Changing the treatment of shelter
costs for homeowners in the CPI

Robert Gillingham
Chief, Division of Price and Index Number Research, Bureau of Labor Statistics

Walter Lane
Chief, Housing Section of Price and Index Number Research, Office of Prices and Living Conditions, Bureau of Labor Statistics

In 1983, the treatment of housing in the official Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers will change to reflect only the cost of shelter services of owner-occupied housing.

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