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Child and Partner Transitions Among Families Experiencing Homelessness

Categories: Children,Housing/Homelessness,Marriage/Family,Statistics

https://aspe.hhs.gov/system/files/pdf/257286/childpartnerseparationbrief.pdf

Examines patterns of separation among families and children while parents were housed in homeless shelters.  30% of sheltered homeless families experienced separation of parents and children or parent and partner.   From the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services

 

Housing Vacancies and Home Ownership, Annual Statistics: 2016

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/housing/hvs/data/ann16ind.html

Covers home ownership rates, vacancy rates, and characteristics of units available for occupancy in the U.S., regions, states, and the 75 largest metropolitan areas.  From the Census Bureau

 

 

Housing Needs of American Indiana and Alaska Natives in Urban Areas: A Report from the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Native Americans,Statistics,Urban Issues

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/sites/default/files/pdf/NAHSG-UrbanStudy.pdf

Finds that 65% of those who identify themselves solely as American Indian, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian (AIAN) live in an urban area where they are younger, poorer, less educated, and living in poorer housing conditions. One of five reports on housing problems among AIAN populations.  From the Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives in Tribal Areas: A Report from the Assessment of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Housing Needs

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Native Americans,Statistics

https://www.huduser.gov/portal/sites/default/files/pdf/HNAIHousingNeeds.pdf

First ever national survey.  Covers information not available in Census documents, such as physical condition problems and the extent of “doubling up” among AIAN households in tribal areas.  One of five reports on housing problems among AIAN populations.  From the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

 

HUD Releases Comprehensive Assessment of Housing Needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Native Americans,Urban Issues

https://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/press/press_releases_media_advisories/2017/HUDNo_17-012

Press release describing the housing assessment project (completed during the Obama administration) and reporting major findings.  Includes links to major studies.  From the Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

2015 American Housing Survey Statistics for Selected Metropolitan Areas

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics,Urban Issues

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2017/cb17-tps01.html

Press release announcing availability of housing statistics for major metro areas including the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria-DC-VA-MD-WV area.  Data include housing costs, repair frequency, reason for moving, and even food insecurity.  Requires use of AHS Table Creator to build customized tables.  From the Census Bureau

 

Cabinet Exit Memos: Our Record of Progress and the Work Ahead

https://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/cabinet/exit-memos

A series of memos from members of the Obama cabinet summarizing accomplishments over the past eight years and offering a vision for the country’s future.  Includes a cover letter from the president.   From the White House

 

New American Housing Survey Statistics Provide Insight on U.S. Food Insecurity, Housing and Neighborhood Topics

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Housing/Homelessness,Population/Census,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2016/cb16-193.html

Press release with information on American households including, for the first time in the 42 year history of the American Housing Survey, information on food security status.  10.5 million households or 8.9% reported a lack of money to buy adequate amounts of food.  Also covers housing costs, home financing, home improvements, and neighborhood characteristics.  From the Census Bureau

 

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