Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Subsidized housing

Release date: May 3, 2017


'Subsidized housing' refers to whether a renter household lives in a dwelling that is subsidized. Subsidized housing includes rent geared to income, social housing, public housing, government-assisted housing, non-profit housing, rent supplements and housing allowances.

Statistical unit(s)

Renter household


Status of subsidized housing

Reported in

2016 (25% sample) and 2011Note 1 (30% sample).

Reported for

Renter households in non-farm private dwellings

Question number(s)

Direct variable: Question F9b)


Yes; No


Not applicable


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