Many residents are renters, and a majority have been within the community for over three years. There are a diverse range of household types and sizes in the community.
...of respondents live in a household with adults other than their husband or wife (grandparents, adult relatives, etc).
Tenant (Non-Lease Holder)
HOUSING TENURE: TENANTS (%)
HOUSING TENURE: HOMEOWNERSHIP (%)
Quality of Life
Residents reported dealing with challenges such as trouble keeping up with rent/mortgages as well as difficulty making necessary repairs to their property. Access to high quality internet is a vital part of bridging the digital divide and accessing resources.
DO YOU HAVE ACCESS TO HIGH-SPEED INTERNET AT HOME? (%)
...of respondents have had trouble keeping up with rent payments at least a few times in the past year.
...of respondents have had difficulty getting their landlord to make necessary repairs and/or standard upkeep at least a few times in the past year.
...of respondents would likely or very likely use free Wi-Fi if it were offered within walking distance from their home.
Was ranked the number one greatest weakness for the neighborhood
The primary reason renters would like to buy a home, but have not yet done so, is their personal financial situation*
...increase in homeownership rates from 2012 to 2016*
...of current renters would like to buy a home in the neighborhood*
*Data gathered from Interfaith Neighbors West Side Neighborhood Resident Survey