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Building Community Profiles for Architecture

Resources to create a community profile for site selection and Architectural Practice.

Questions to Ask about Housing

  • What is the characteristics of the housing structures including the type, condition, and age
  • What are the trends in residency and vacancy of structures and what is the length of residency?
  • How many people rent versus own?
  • What are the average household size and household income (consider comparing with surrounding areas)
  • What low-income housing is available in the community?

TTU Library Databases

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development