U.S. Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
Issued September 2008
American Housing Survey
for the United States: 2007
Current Housing Reports
U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development
OFFICE OF POLICY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH
This report presents data from the American
Housing Survey, which was sponsored by the
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Develop-
ment and conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.
It was prepared primarily under the direction of
Ronald J. Sepanik, Director, Housing and
Demographic Analysis Division, Department of
Housing and Urban Development, and David S.
Johnson, Chief, Housing and Household Eco-
nomic Statistics Division, Census Bureau.
Ronald J. Sepanik, assisted by David
Vandenbroucke and Carolyn Lynch, was
responsible for overseeing the American Housing
Survey resultant report on behalf of the Depart-
ment of Housing and Urban Development.
Within the Census Bureau, this report was devel-
oped in the Housing and Household Economic
Statistics Division. It was prepared under the
oversight of Arthur R. Cresce Jr., Assistant
Division Chief for Housing Characteristics. Man-
agement, coordination, and analysis of this
report were under the supervision of Tamara A.
Cole, Chief, American Housing Survey Branch,
assisted by Joe Huesman. Primary staff assis-
tance was provided by Altheria Y. Barnett,
George T. Boyd, George R. Carter, III, Janet
Freeland, Paul P. Harple, William L. Hartnett,
Saundra Lord, Amy B. O’Hara, Mary B.
Schwartz, Mary S. Stultz, Scott Susin, and
Barbara T. Williams. Additional support was
provided by the following American Housing
Branch interns: John Paul Haring, Leanna
Hernandez, Brian M. Trainor, and Jacqueline
Under the direction of Cheryl R. Landman,
Chief, Demographic Surveys Division,
Thomas L. Blatt, Assistant Division Chief, over-
saw the implementation of the American Hous-
ing Survey operational activities and directed the
systems and processing procedures. Under the
supervision of La Terri D.