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Housing Indicators


 
 

Availability Indicators
Rank
Indicator
8
House price to income ratio
7
Number of homeless people
7
Distribution of affordable housing throughout city
6
Homeownership rate
5
Share of new housing units going into incorporated parts of county
5
Waiting time for subsidized housing
5
Annual applicants for affordable housing
5
Single family housing growth compared to population growth
5
Number of people using homeless shelters
4
Yearly percentage increase in number of dwelling units
4
Number of houses versus population
3
Average annual vacancy rate
3
New multi-family units as percent of total new residential units
3
Number of rehabilitated affordable housing units
2
New privately-owned housing units
2
New housing starts
 

Condition Indicators
Rank
Indicator
9
Floor area per person in housing
5
Low-income housing with severe physical problem
5
Percent of dwellings in need of major repair
5
Housing that is inadequate, overcrowded, or costs over 30% of income
 

Cost Indicators
Rank
Indicator
7
Affordability of single family home
7
Renters who cannot afford to live in the city
6
Low-income renters paying more than 30 percent of income on rent
6
Home ownership rate
6
Number of new homes that are energy-efficient
5
Housing affordability ratio - rent prices
5
Median family income as percent of median single family house price
5
Median family income as percent of average rent on two-bedroom apartment
5
Median family income as percent of annual single family house mortgage payment
5
Percent of households able to afford buying median single family house
4
Median family income as a percent of average property tax
 






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