Welcome to HUD USER

HUD USER provides interested researchers with access to the original data sets generated by PD&R-sponsored data collection efforts, including the American Housing Survey, HUD median family income limits, as well as microdata from research initiatives on topics such as housing discrimination, the HUD-insured multifamily housing stock, and the public housing population.

 

DATA SET REFERENCE GUIDE

Each data set is rated by its relevance and usefulness for research in the designated categories. To access a short description of each data set and obtain information about the formats in which the data are available, please view the Guide to HUD USER Data Sets.

Note: Mousing (dragging your cursor) over the data set titles in the left-most column below will reveal brief descriptions of each data set’s contents. Clicking on any title will bring up more detailed descriptions, followed by links to that data set’s content.

 
  Housing Markets Housing Finance Disabilities Community/
Neighborhood Conditions
Demographics Homelessness Fair Housing Economic Conditions Quality of Life Rural
50th Percentile Rent Estimates High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
American Housing Survey High High -- Medium -- -- Low Low Medium Low
Annual Adjustment Factors High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
CINCH High Low -- -- Low -- -- Medium -- --
Consolidated Planning Medium --  --  High High --  Medium Medium Low -- 
Fair Market Rents High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
Geospatial Data Resources Medium Medium Low High High --  Low Low Low Low
Government Sponsored Enterprise Data --  High --  --  --  --  Medium --  --  -- 
Housing Affordability Data System High Medium --  Low --  --  --  Low --  -- 
Housing Discrimination Against Racial And Ethnic Minorities 2012 High Low --  Medium Low --  High --  Low -- 
Income Limits High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Medium Medium --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Manufactured Home and Subprime Lender List --  High --  --  --  --  Low --  --  -- 
Metropolitan Area Look-Up Low Low Low --  Low --  --  Low Low -- 
Metropolitan Area Quarterly Residential and Business Vacancy Report Medium --  --  Low --  --  --  Low --  -- 
Moving To Opportunity (MTO) Medium --  --  High Medium Low High Low High -- 
Multifamily Tax Subsidy Income Limits Medium Medium --  --  --  --  --  Low --  -- 
Neighborhood Mapping Tool --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Neighborhood Stabilization Data --  --  --  High Medium --  --  Medium --  -- 
PHA Homelessness Preferences: Web Census Survey Data --  --  --  --  --  High --  --  --   
Physical Inspection Scores Medium --  --  Low --  --  --  --  Medium  
Picture of Subsidized Households High --  --  Low High --  Medium --  --  Low
Promise Zone Mapping Tool --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Property Owners and Managers Survey Medium High --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Public Use Microdata Sample High --  --  Low High --  Medium --  --  Low
Qualified Census Tracts and Difficult Development Areas Medium Medium --  Medium --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Renewal Funding Inflation Factors High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
Residential Finance Survey --  High --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Sandy Damage Estimates by Block Group --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Special Tabulations of Households --  --  Low Medium Medium --  Medium Low --  -- 
State of the Cities Data Systems Medium --  --  High Medium --  --  Medium Low -- 
USPS Vacancies Data Medium Low --  Medium --  --  Low Medium --  -- 
USPS ZIP Code Crosswalk Files --  --  --  Low --  --  --  --  --  -- 


View the Data Set Reference Guide for Other Data Available From HUD


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