Figure A-2

LISTING OF NYHVS VARIABLES USED IN THE STUDY

Variables NYHVS Definition
AREAINC Total H'hold income recode Calculated average household income in sub borough area
BDSTRUCT Boarded up structure in neighborhood? Has boarded up=1
BLD47 Year built recode Built 1947-1959=1(0 in all 3 categories implies pre-1947)
BLD6060 Year built recode Built 1960-1979=1
BLD60OVR Year built recode Built 1960 or later
BLD80 Year built recode Built 1980 or later=1
BORO1 Borough Bronx=1
BORO2 Borough Brooklyn=1
BORO3 Borough Manhattan=1
BORO4 Borough Queens=1
BORO5 Borough Staten Island=1
CONTROL Control status recode Code 90, controlled rent units=1
DEFICYHI Number of 1993 deficiencies 3 or more deficiences=1
DEFICYLO Number of 1993 deficiencies 2 or fewer deficiencies=1
ELECT Elect. Paid seperately Electricity paid seperately or with gas=1
ELEV Passenger elevator in bldg. Elevator=1
EXTRAUTIL Payment for elect., gas & other fuels Calculated monthly utility payment not included in rent
FEMALE Head of household Female=1
GAS Gas paid seperately Gas paid seperately or with elect.=1
GDCONDX Condition of unit recode Not dilapidated=1 (not reported are excluded)
HEATCNDX Number of heating breakdowns One or no heating equip.breakdowns=1
HHINC Total h'hld income recode Household income
HUSBWIFE Head of household Husband & wife household=1
INREM Control status recode Code 95, in rem units=1
KITCHEN Presence of kitchen recode Exclusive use kitchen=1
LEASELEN Lenght of lease Number of years in lease, max=3
LENGTH Year householder moved in Calculated years in apartment
MARKET Control status recode Code 80, market rent units=1
NEIGHEXC Condx. of resid. structures in neighborhood Excellent=1, (Poor=0 in excellent/fair/good)
NEIGHFAI Condx. of resid. structures in neighborhood Fair=1
NEIGHGOD Condx. of resid. structures in neighborhood Good=1
NONRELA Presence of nonrelatives recode Non-relative present=1
NUMBED Number of bedrooms Bedroom count
NUMPER Number of persons living in apartment Person count
NUMROOM Number of rooms Room count
PUBASST Household income Household on public assistance=1
PUBLIC Type of schedule recode Code 12, public housing=1
RACEASIA Race/ethnicity householder recode Code 5, Head of household Asian, yes=1
RACEBLK Race/ethnicity householder recode Code 2, Head of household Black, yes=1
RACEWHIT Race/ethnicity householder recode Code 1, Head of household White, yes=1
RENTCONT Monthly contract rent Monthly contract rent
RENTGR Monthly gross rent Gross rent including utilities, $2,200 top
RETINC Household income Household with retirement income=1
SCRIE Senior citizen rent increase exemption SCRIE=1
STOR10 Number of stories in building 6 to 10 in building=1
STOR20 Number of stories in building 11 to 20 stories in building=1
STOR21 Number of stories in building Over 20 stories in building=1
SUBORO Sub-borough area (Sub-borough code (1 through 18)
SUBSIDY Fed., State or local rent subsidy Rent subsidy=1
UNITS19 Number of units in building 10 to 19 units=1
(0 in all units is less than 10)
UNITS199 Number of units in building 100 to 199 units=1
UNITS299 Number of units in building 200 or more units=1
UNITS49 Number of units in building 20 to 49 units=1
UNITS99 Number of units in building 50 to 99 units=1
AMOUNT Household income from wages Wages
WEIGHTH Final household weight Number of units represented by sample