Analysis: Housing

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[vcex_icon_box heading=”Tenure” icon=”fa fa-clock-o” heading_size=”24″ icon_color=”#00aeef”]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.[/vcex_icon_box]
[vcex_spacing size=”85px”][vcex_milestone 1=”” 2=”/>” 3=”“” number=”25″ decimals=”” caption=”…of respondents live in a household with adults other than their husband or wife (grandparents, adult relatives, etc). ” url_target=”blank” classes=”glance” after=”%” title=”” href=”““” src=”““” alt=”“This” width=”“60“” height=”“60“”]


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  • Tenant
  • Homeowner
  • Tenant (Non-Lease Holder)
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[vcex_icon_box heading=”Quality of Life” icon=”fa fa-refresh” heading_size=”24″ icon_color=”#00aeef”]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.[/vcex_icon_box]


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  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
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[vcex_milestone number=”36″ caption=”…of respondents have had trouble keeping up with rent payments at least a few times in the past year.” classes=”glance” after=”%”][vcex_spacing size=”65px”][vcex_milestone number=”49″ caption=”…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.” classes=”glance” after=”%”][vcex_spacing size=”65px”][vcex_milestone number=”40″ caption=”…of respondents would likely or very likely use free Wi-Fi if it were offered within walking distance from their home.” classes=”glance” after=”%”][vcex_spacing size=”65px”][vcex_milestone number=”1″ caption=”greatest neighborhood weakness is housing quality” classes=”glance” before=”#”]
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The primary reason renters would like to buy a home, but have not yet done so, is their personal financial situation*

[vcex_milestone number=”5″ caption=”…increase in homeownership rates from 2012 to 2016*” classes=”glance” after=”%” before=”+”]


[vcex_milestone number=”38″ caption=”…of current renters would like to buy a home in the neighborhood* ” classes=”glance” after=”%”]
*Data gathered from Interfaith Neighbors West Side Neighborhood Resident Survey