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Rental Housing Unit

Definition

All occupied housing units that are not owner occupied, whether they are rented for cash rent or occupied without payment of cash rent. Identical to the number of renter households. [Census 2000 Summary File 3 Technical Documentation. Prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau, 2002.]

Where to Find Data on this Site

  1. The Affordable Housing Needs section of the Profiles area includes a table for Percentage of Income Spent on Housing by Tenure (homeowner/renter status).
  2. The Affordable Housing Needs section of the Comparisons area includes tables for Percentage of Income Paid for Housing and Household Income as a Percentage of Area Median for renters.
  3. The General Unit Characteristics tool includes tables for renters' Cost Burden (percentage of income paid for housing).
  4. Part IC of the AHNA Quick Report lists the number of Households by Tenure, including rental units. Part IH of that report includes a Cost Burden Summary Table for rental housing.
  5. The Household Demographic Data tool allows the user to create counts of households cross-tabulating tenure with one or more of the following: age of householder, cost burden, household income as a percentage of area median income, and household size in persons.
  6. The Special Needs Household Characteristics: General Housing and Demographic Characteristics tool allows the user to create counts of households cross-tabulating tenure with one or more of the following indicators: presence of a person with a disability age 15 or older, age of householder, household size, household income as a percentage of area median income, and cost burden.
  7. Full text of the 2010 Rental Market Study is available for download. The study includes an analysis of Florida's cost burdened renter households and the subsidized housing available in the state. Data and estimates cover the years 2010-2013.
  8. The Assisted Housing Inventory page contains several tools allowing users to find information about multi-family housing that is subsidized by federal, state, or local government.

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