The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Enrollee Outcomes One Year After Program Entry. Exhibit B.18 Housing Arrangements of Welfare-to-Work Enrollees One Year after Program Entry (Percentages)

02/01/2004

Exhibit B.18
Housing Arrangements of Welfare-to-Work Enrollees One Year after Program Entry

(Percentages)
Housing Measure Baltimore Co. Boston Chicago Ft. Worth Milwaukee Nashville Philadelphia Phoenix St. Lucie Co., FL West Virginia Yakima, WA
Type of Housing
Owns home 6.7 0.8 0.9 5.5 2.4 1.0 6.5 2.5 6.7 14.7 7.7
Rents home 76.4 80.7 74.6 62.5 31.7 85.0 69.7 71.2 76.5 66.2 73.2
Lives with relatives or friends 14.3 14.6 23.0 30.2 42.5 13.0 21.9 23.3 16.3 17.8 17.0
Lives in emergency or long-term shelter 1.1 3.1 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.9 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.4
Lives in institution (prison/jail/group home/halfway house) 0.0 0.5 0.6 0.6 22.8 0.4 0.9 1.8 0.0 0.3 1.4
Homeless; lives on the street 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.4
Lives in Government-Owned Housing or Receives Housing Subsidy 55.1 77.8 34.0 44.1 5.3 74.5 40.2 46.9 34.9 32.4 23.3
Sample Size 100 607 1,594 873 195 559 1,110 221 146 269 293
Source: 2000-03 12-month follow-up survey of Welfare-to-Work enrollees.
Note: The survey data have been weighted to be representative of all WtW enrollees in the respective sites. Survey item nonresponse may cause the sample sizes for specific variables to be smaller than those shown. Rounding may cause percentages to sum to something other than 100.

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