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|Access to Files:||Data and Documentation|
|Title:||American Housing Survey, 1985: National File|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census|
|Abstract:||Characteristics of the United States housing inventory listed in this file include the age, size, and type of living quarters, property values, and the presence of commercial establishments on the property. Additional data focus on the presence and condition of kitchen and plumbing facilities and the type and cost of utilities, as well an housing expenses, property repair or alteration, and insurance costs. Information on age, sex, race, marital status, and income is provided for each household member, with additional data on education, Spanish origin, and household tenure for the head of household. Prior to 1984 the American Housing Survey was called Annual Housing Survey.|
|Universe:||Sample of housing units was selected from the 1980 Census of Population and Housing records and updated by a sample of addresses from building permits to include new construction and conversions.|