Comparing Housing Systems: Housing Performance and Housing Policy in the United States and Britain

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2.1 Housing production: new construction as %age of initial
inventory
13
2.2 Housing investment, 1975-198713
2.3 Housing supply: vacancy rate (%)18
2.4 Changes in housing quality, 1971, 1981, and 1987:
summary table (%)
20
2.5 Housing space and size, 1981-198223
2.6 Housing equipment as %age of households24
3.1 Housing costs as %age of income34
3.2 Components of home-owners' (mortgagors) housing
costs, 1983 (%)
35
3.3 Average costs of a new home, 1981 and 198336
3.4 Housing services and cost by tenure, 198538
3.5 Housing services and cost by income, 1981 (%)40
3.6 Households by tenure, 1971-1987 (% of total
households)
43
3.7 Distribution of housing services and costs, 1981 (%)48
3.8 Quality and cost of rental and owner-occupied housing
by income, United States 1983
51
3.9 Housing characteristics by race, United States 1983 (%)54
3.10 Housing characteristics by race, Britain 1977 and
1982 (%)
55
3.11 Mean indices of residential segregation between whites
and non-whites by region, United States 1940-1970
58
3.12 Housing by geographic area, 1981 (%)61
5.1 Permanent housing output in Britain, 1945-198982
5.2 Housing association output in Britain, 1979-198985
5.3 Federally subsidized new housing production, United
States 1970-1988
86
7.1 British taxpayers receiving mortgage interest relief and
average relief by total income, 1983-1984
124
7.2 American outlay equivalents of home-owners' deductions
for mortgage interest and real-estate taxes
125

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