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American Housing Survey (AHS)

Date Added to Library: 
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 - 11:10
Priority: 
high
Individual Author: 
U.S. Census Bureau
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Place Published: 
Washington, DC
Published Date: 
2011
Published Date (Text): 
2011
Year: 
2011
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Abstract: 

Description: The American Housing Survey provides current information on a wide range of housing subjects, including size and composition of the nation’s housing inventory, vacancies, physical condition of housing units, characteristics of occupants, indicators of housing and neighborhood quality, mortgages and other housing costs, persons eligible for and beneficiaries of assisted housing, home values, and characteristics of recent movers.

Population: For the national survey, a sample of 60,000 housing units is surveyed every two years.

Periodicity: National survey data have been collected every odd numbered year between 1985 and 2013.

(Information adapted from the publisher)

For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.

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