|Renter-occupied units in dilapidated buildings|
|Renter-occupied units in buildings with no building defects||89.3%||88.6%|
|Renter-occupied units with 5 or more of 7 maintenance deficiencies(a)||5.9%||6.1%|
|Renter-occupied units with no maintenance deficiencies(a)||41.0%||42.1%|
|Renter-occupied units with heating breakdowns (4 or more times)||7.5%||8.2%|
|Renter-occupied units with no heating breakdowns||79.9%||80.4%|
|Renter household opinion of good/excellent neighborhood quality||61.8%||63.9%|
|Renter household opinion of poor neighborhood quality||8.3%||7.5%|
|Renter households with any buildings with broken or boarded-up windows nearby||13.7%||11.4%|
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1993 and 1996 New York City Housing and Vacancy Surveys.
(a) Maintenance deficiencies include: 1) additional heating required in winter; 2) heating breakdown; 3) cracks or holes in interior walls, ceilings, or floors; 4) presence of rodents; 5) presence of broken plaster or peeling paint; 6) toilet breakdown; 7) water leakage into unit.