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HUD Public Housing

Overview

HUD administers Federal aid to local Housing Agencies (HAs) that manage housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford. Likewise, HUD furnishes technical and professional assistance in planning, developing, and managing the buildings that comprise low-income housing developments. This dataset provides the location, building type, and controlling housing authority of developments in the U.S.

Attributes

name

Name of the housing project the building is a part of.

string
building_name

Building name or other building identifier. Not all buildings are named or otherwise identified.

string
formal_participant_name

The controlling housing authority. Generally a state or local housing authority or commission.

string
total_units

The total number of housing units within each building. A housing unit is a house, apartment, group of rooms, or single room occupied or intended for occupancy as separate living quarters.

integer