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CHAS 2009 product usefulness
Thank you for posting in the HUD USER Forums. The HUD USER Forums provide a space for housing and community development researchers, academics, policymakers, and housing practitioners to interact with each other and discuss the material provided on HUD USER.

The Consolidated Planning/Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy (CHAS) data may be accessed using the following link:

HUD recently released a simple web-based table generator (also known as a query tool) that provides some of the most commonly used CHAS figures. Users can select a specific jurisdiction of interest (such as a state, county, or city) and receive a few simple tables including information, such as the number of low-income households or the number of households with housing cost burden. Results can be viewed in a web browser or downloaded in spreadsheet form. The table generator is available at This tool is meant to provide information similar to the data in the CHAS query tool in the State of the Cities Data System, which contains CHAS data from 1990 and 2000 (

Elements of the CHAS data are also available through CPD Maps, the online mapping tool from HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development (

Lastly, additional HUD USER data sets can be found on our data sets homepage at: A description of each data set is available in the guide to HUD USER data sets, as well as listed in a table rated by each data set’s relevance and usefulness for research in the designated categories, which include housing topics such as housing finance, homelessness, and fair housing (at

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CHAS 2009 product usefulness - by cavell - 01-06-2010, 07:23 PM
The U.s. Bureau of Housing - by angelicajames - 01-30-2014, 07:26 AM
Thank you - by admin - 02-03-2014, 08:16 PM

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