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.