Families on TANF in South Carolina: Employment Assets and Liabilities. Table D.3. Housing Characteristics

10/01/2004

  Percentage Unless Stated Otherwise
Time Limited with No Exemptions/ Extensions
Time Limited with Temporary Work Exemptions
Time Limited with Extensions Granted
Total
Number of Bedrooms
0 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
1 2.2% 1.6% 0.7% 2.0%
2 40.3% 30.6% 37.1% 38.2%
3 45.5% 52.7% 47.6% 47.1%
4 or more 11.8% 3.1% 14.7% 12.5%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Housing Assistance
Live in public housing 21.2% 17.4% 39.9% 20.7%
Receive rent subsidy 19.6% 17.4% 16.8% 19.0%
None 59.2% 65.1% 43.4% 60.3%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Number of Moves in Past 12 Months
0 43.8% 59.1% 62.2% 47.6%
1 35.1% 26.8% 21.7% 32.9%
2 13.4% 7.6% 11.9% 12.1%
3 or more 7.8% 6.3% 4.2% 7.3%
Total 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
 
Evicted During Past 12 Months
6.6% 4.6% 4.9% 6.2%
 
Unstable Housinga 23.8% 16.0% 19.6% 22.0%
 
Sample Size 466 487 143 1,120

a. Defined as having been evicted or moving two or more times in the past 12 months.

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