Variable hc15a : Own or rent

Type: Discrete
Format: numeric
Width: 1
Decimal(s): 0
Range: 1-9
Valid case(s): 6071 (6071)
Invalid: 104 (0)
Minimum: 1
Maximum: 9

File: hh

Source of information
Head of household or other responsible household member


Value Category
1 Own
2 Rent
3 Rentfree/squatter/other
9 Missing
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.

Literal question
Do you or someone in this household own this dwelling, or do you rent this dwelling?
Interviewer instructions
The following questions are used to assess whether the household is protected, or its members perceive themselves to be protected, from eviction from the home.

Read the entire question to the respondent before accepting an answer. Record the response given. Note that the question pertains to the situation at the time of interview. 

If the respondent or anyone else living in the household owns the dwelling, circle '1' and continue with the next question. If the dwelling is rented, circle '2'. If the household lives in the dwelling without paying rent, if the household is squatting, or if there is another arrangement, circle '3'. If the household does not own the dwelling, skip to HC15D.
Generated: MAY-14-2008 using the IHSN Microdata Management Toolkit