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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: Hovering 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.


50th Percentile Rent Estimates

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic ConditionsLow
Quality of Life--
Rural--

American Housing Survey

Housing Markets High
Housing FinanceHigh
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood ConditionsMedium
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair HousingLow
Economic ConditionsLow
Quality of LifeMedium
Rural--

AHS: Housing Affordability Data System

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing FinanceMedium
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood ConditionsLow
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic ConditionsLow
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Annual Adjustment Factors

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood ConditionsMedium
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair HousingLow
Economic ConditionsLow
Quality of Life--
Rural--

CINCH

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing FinanceLow
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
DemographicsLow
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic ConditionsMedium
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Consolidated Planning

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions High
Demographics High
Homelessness--
Fair Housing Medium
Economic Conditions Medium
Quality of Life Low
Rural--

Geospatial Data Resources

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance Medium
Disabilities Low
Community/Neighborhood Conditions High
Demographics High
Homelessness--
Fair Housing Low
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life Low
Rural Low

Fair Market Rents

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Government Sponsored Enterprise Data

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance High
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing Medium
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Housing Discrimination Against Racial And Ethnic Minorities 2012

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance Low
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Medium
Demographics Low
Homelessness--
Fair Housing High
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life Low
Rural--

Income Limits

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance --
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions --
Demographics --
Homelessness--
Fair Housing --
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life --
Rural--

Low-Income Housing Tax Credit

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing FinanceMedium
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Manufactured Home and Subprime Lender List

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance High
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing Low
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Metropolitan Area Look-Up

Housing MarketsLow
Housing Finance Low
Disabilities Low
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics Low
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life Low
Rural--

Metropolitan Area Quarterly Residental and Business Vacancy Report

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Low
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Moving To Opportunity

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions High
Demographics Medium
Homelessness Low
Fair Housing High
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life High
Rural--

Multifamily Tax Subsidy Income Limits

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance Medium
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Neighborhood Mapping Tool

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Neighborhood Stabilization Data

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions High
Demographics Medium
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Medium
Quality of Life--
Rural--

PHA Homelessness Preferences: Web Census Survey Data

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness High
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Physical Inspection Scores

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Low
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life Medium
Rural--

Picture of Subsidized Households

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Promise Zone Mapping Tool

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Public Use Microdata Sample

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Low
Demographics High
Homelessness--
Fair Housing Medium
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural Low

Qualified Census Tracts and Difficult Development Areas

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance Medium
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Medium
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Renewal Funding Inflation Factors

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Residential Finance Survey

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance High
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Sandy Damage Estimates by Block Group

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Small Area Fair Market Rents

Housing MarketsHigh
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions--
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life--
Rural--

Special Tabulations of Households

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance--
Disabilities Low
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Medium
Demographics Medium
Homelessness--
Fair Housing Medium
Economic Conditions Low
Quality of Life--
Rural--

State of the Cities Data Systems

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions High
Demographics Medium
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions Medium
Quality of Life Low
Rural--

USPS Vacancies Data

Housing MarketsMedium
Housing Finance Low
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Medium
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing Low
Economic Conditions Medium
Quality of Life--
Rural--

USPS ZIP Code Crosswalk Files

Housing Markets--
Housing Finance--
Disabilities--
Community/Neighborhood Conditions Low
Demographics--
Homelessness--
Fair Housing--
Economic Conditions--
Quality of Life--
Rural--

  Housing Markets Housing Finance Disabilities
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
AHS: Housing Affordability Data System High Medium --  Low --  --  --  Low --  -- 
Annual Adjustment Factors High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
CINCH High Low -- -- Low -- -- Medium -- --
Consolidated Planning Medium --  --  High High --  Medium Medium Low -- 
Geospatial Data Resources Medium Medium Low High High --  Low Low Low Low
Fair Market Rents High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
Government Sponsored Enterprise Data --  High --  --  --  --  Medium --  --  -- 
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 --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
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 --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  --  -- 
Small Area Fair Market Rents High -- -- -- -- -- -- Low -- --
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 --  --  --  --  --  -- 


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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Data Tool

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched an online tool to provide consumers with easy access to public mortgage information collected under the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA). The tool enables greater transparency by helping inform people of trends in their local mortgage markets. Learn More.






 

 

 



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