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Dozens of detailed tables on the characteristics of housing in the United States are now available. A wide range of topics is covered, including plumbing and source of water and sewage disposal; housing problems; householder’s satisfaction with home and neighborhood; value, purchase price and source of down payment; recent home improvement activity and costs; safety features and potential health hazards; features in home providing accessibility to people with disabilities; and socio-economic characteristics of the householder. Statistics are national-level only. Internet address: <http://www.census.gov/housing/ahs/>.
Also today, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has published microdata with results from this survey for the nation and selected metro areas. Internet address for the microdata: <http://www.huduser.org/portal/datasets/ahs/ahsdata11.html>.