Section 2 - Rented Living Quarters

Section 2 in subsequent interviews begins by referencing the rental unit previously recorded, then collecting the expense information.

Last time you/your household reported renting these living quarters. Do you still rent?

  1. Yes
  2. No
  3. No - buying the unit

Do you own this home?

* Include households with mortgages as owners.

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does this unit have any of the following?

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* Enter all that apply, separate with commas
  1. None
  2. Swimming pool
  3. Off street parking
  4. Porch, terrace, patio, or balcony
  5. Apartment or guest house
  6. Central air conditioning
  7. Window air conditioning
  8. Don't know

About when was this building originally built?

* Do not consider later remodelings.
* Probe for best estimate [enter value] ______________[Go to Section 3 - Owned Living Quarters and Other Owned Real Estate]

* Ask if not apparent.

Is this house in a public housing project, that is, is it owned by a local housing authority or other local public agency?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Are your housing costs lower because the Federal, State, or local government is paying part of the cost?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Were any of the following appliances included in the home when you moved in
Cooking stove, range or oven?


  1. Yes
  2. No

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Were any of the following appliances included in the home when you moved in
Refrigerator or home freezer?


  1. Yes
  2. No

Were any of the following appliances included in the home when you moved in
Built-in dishwasher?


  1. Yes
  2. No

Were any of the following appliances included in the home when you moved in
Portable dishwasher?


  1. Yes
  2. No

Were any of the following appliances included in the home when you moved in
Clothes washer?


  1. Yes
  2. No

Were any of the following appliances included in the home when you moved in
Clothes dryer?


  1. Yes
  2. No

Do you or any member of your household still pay rent for these living quarters?


  1. Yes
  2. No

What was your total rental payment for the "reference month" for this unit?
Include any extra charges for garage or parking facilities, but do not include direct payments by local, state. or federal agencies. [enter value] __________

What was the total rental payment for "two months ago" for this unit?
[enter value] __________

What was your total rental payment for "last month" for this unit?
Include any extra charges for garage or parking facilities, but do not include direct payments by local, state. or federal agencies. [enter value] __________

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Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . .Electricity?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . . .Gas?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . .Piped in water?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . . .Heating?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . .Trash/garbage collection?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . .Garage and parking facilities?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . . Telephone services?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . . Television services?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . . Internet services?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Does the rental payment include the cost of -
. . . Furniture?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Did you receive any reduced or free rent for this unit as a form of pay since the first of the "reference month"?

  1. Yes
  2. No

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What is the current monthly rental charge to another tenant for a similar unit? [enter value] __________

What is your regular rental payment? [enter value] ___________

Is any portion of this unit used for your own business?

  1. Yes
  2. No

What percent of the rental payment is counted as a business expense? [enter value] _________
* Enter to the nearest whole percent.

Is this unit under rent control?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Since the first of the "reference month", have you rented any other houses, apartments, or temporary living quarters NOT used entirely for business or vacation?
* Do NOT include college or university regulated housing.

  1. Yes
  2. No

End of Section 2

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Last Modified Date: April 3, 2013