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Housing Affordability 2002

Who Can Afford to Buy a House in 2002? [PDF - 110K]

Appendices

Press Release

Detailed Tables:

For Families and Unrelated Individuals

  • Table 1-1 [XLS - 42K] Maximum-Priced Home That Can Be Afforded: United States
  • Table 1-2 [XLS - 28K] Affordability Status by Different Types of Criterion Homes: United States
  • Table 1-3 [XLS - 23K] Affordability Status for a Median-Priced Home by Current Tenure
  • Table 1-4 [XLS - 23K] Affordability Status for a Modestly Priced Home by Current Tenure

Median-Priced Homes

  • Table 2-1 [XLS - 63K] Affordability Status by Current Tenure and Type of Financing: US and Regions
  • Table 2-2 [XLS - 34K] Affordability Status by Race and Hispanic Origin
  • Table 2-3 [XLS - 35K] Affordability Status by Age of Householder
  • Table 2-4 [XLS - 49K] Affordability Status by 'Available' Family Money Income
  • Table 2-5 [XLS - 29K] Reason Cannot Be Afforded
  • Table 2-6 [XLS - 30K] Affordability Deficit

Modestly Priced Homes

  • Table 3-1 [XLS - 64K] Affordability Status by Current Tenure and Type of Family: US and Regions
  • Table 3-2 [XLS - 34K] Affordability Status by Race and Hispanic Origin
  • Table 3-3 [XLS - 33K] Affordability Status by Age of Householder
  • Table 3-3A [XLS - 27K] Affordability Status by Age of Householder by Race and Hispanic Origin
  • Table 3-4 [XLS - 49K] Affordability Status by 'Available' Family Money Income
  • Table 3-5 [XLS - 29K] Reason Cannot Be Afforded
  • Table 3-5A [XLS - 27K] Reason Cannot Be Afforded by Race and Hispanic Origin
  • Table 3-6 [XLS - 30K] Affordability Deficit

Affordability Historical Tables

  • Table 4-1 [XLS - 34K] Affordability Status for Median-Priced Home: US, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1995, 2002
  • Table 4-2 [XLS - 32K] Affordability Status for Modestly Priced Home: US, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1995, 2002

Effect of Policy Changes

  • Table 5-1 [XLS - 31K] Effect of Changes in Interest Rates for a Median-Priced Home
  • Table 5-2 [XLS - 30K] Effect of Changes in Interest Rates for a Modestly Priced Home
  • Table 5-3 [XLS - 28K] Effect of Different Down Payment Subsidies for a Median-Priced Home
  • Table 5-4 [XLS - 27K] Effect of Different Down Payment Subsidies for Modestly Priced Home
  • Table 5-5 [XLS - 28K] Effect of Changes in Required Down Payment for Median-Priced Home
  • Table 5-6 [XLS - 28K] Effect of Changes in Required Down Payment for a Modestly Priced Home

Effect of Policy Changes for Black and Hispanic Origin Families and Unrelated Individuals

  • Table 5-7 [XLS - 28K] Effect of Changes in Interest Rate for a Median-Priced Home
  • Table 5-8 [XLS - 27K] Effect of Changes in Interest Rate for a Modestly Priced Home
  • Table 5-9 [XLS - 25K] Effect of Different Down Payment Subsidies for a Median-Priced Home
  • Table 5-10 [XLS - 25K] Effect of Different Down Payment Subsidies for a Modestly Priced Home
  • Table 5-11 [XLS - 26K] Effect of Changes in Required Down Payment for a Median-Priced Home
  • Table 5-12 [XLS - 26K] Effect of Changes in Required Down Payment for a Modestly priced Home

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Housing Affordability |  Last Revised: 2012-08-29T08:36:48.231-04:00