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Disability

Definition

An individual is considered to have a disability if he/she reported having conditions included in one or more of the following categories of disability on the Census: sensory, physical, mental, self-care, going outside of the home, or employment.

Where to Find Data on this Site

  1. The Special Needs Household Characteristics: General Housing and Demographic Characteristics tool allows the user to create counts of households cross-tabulating presence of a person with a disability age 15 or older with one or more of the following indicators: household income as a percentage of area median income, age of householder, household size, tenure, and cost burden.
  2. The Special Needs Household Characteristics: Substandard Housing, Income, and Cost Burden tool allows the user to create counts of households cross-tabulating presence of a person with a disability age 15 or older with one or more of the following indicators: substandard housing conditions, household income as a percentage of area median income, and cost burden.
  3. The Special Needs Household Characteristics: Individuals' Age and Relationship to Householder tool allows the user to create counts of individuals age 15 or older cross-tabulating disability with one or more of the following indicators: age, household income as a percentage of area median income, and relationship to head of household.
  4. The AHI-General tool allows the user to search for assisted housing complexes that specifically serve persons with disabilities.
  5. Public Housing Authorities: An Analysis of Practices and Resources for Serving Persons with Disabilities is a 2003 written report available for download.

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