OPRE Report 2017-115 Market Rate Surveys and Alternative Methods of Data Collection and Analysis to Inform Subsidy Payment Rates
This resource provides research- and expert-informed guidance on collecting data on child care prices and costs for the purpose of setting child care subsidy payment rates. This report addresses market rate surveys and alternative methodologies, and criteria and considerations for assessing methods to inform rate setting.
Equal Access to Child Care
Assessing Market Rates and Child Care Costs
Market Rate Surveys
Setting Payment Rates
Determining Equal Access