March 30, 2001

The Living Arrangements of Foreign-Born Households

Nancy McArdle

Record numbers of foreign-born individuals and households currently reside in the United States, substantially affecting housing demand. As of 1998, the 11 million immigrant-headed households comprised 11 percent of all households (eight percent of owners and 16 percent of renters) up from 10 percent in 1990, eight percent in 1980, and five percent in 1970. The household composition and living arrangements of these immigrants are of interest for a number of reasons…

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