Chicago Housing Authority Tenant Record Sample, 1969


Abstract copyright UK Data Service and data collection copyright owner.

To collect social and economic information from the records of a sample of non-elderly households in Chicago Housing accommodation in 1969.

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Variables Year/period when development where household lives was completed, acreage of development, number of dwelling units and number per acre, building coverage as percentage of land, number of residential buildings, distance from particular street intersection, exact height of building in which household lives, building heights in development, storey occupied, number of bedrooms, number of households in dwelling. Sex/conjugal circumstances/ race/military service status/age/age category/place and region of birth/length of residence in Chicago of head of household, place and region of birth of spouse, number of members of household, number of male/female children under eighteen, length of residence of head of household in Chicago Housing Authority accommodation, whether previously lived in clearance area/Housing Authority accommodation. Number of different Housing Authority public housing units previously inhabited by household, whether located in development of their choice, area of previous non-public housing residence and distance and direction from present residence. Household income in year prior to admission to Housing Authority accommodation, income of head of household in 1968, household income and sources in 1968, income per capita of household in 1968, occupation and place of work of head of household, distance from residence, whether there is an adult female age 18+ in household who is currently employed, measurement of living density within dwelling unit, incidence of illegitimate children born to household members, incidence of mental illness/criminal or delinquent activity among household members.

Disproportionate stratified sample of households in 12 CHA non-elderly developments. (Systematic ra

Compilation or synthesis of existing material

Metadata Access
Creator Husbands, C., London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Sociology
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 1981
Funding Reference Chicago Housing Authority
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OpenAccess true
Language English
Discipline Economics; Social and Behavioural Sciences
Spatial Coverage United States