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For Immediate Release: Thursday, September 29, 2022

2021 American Housing Survey Data Now Available

Press Release Number CB22-TPS.80

SEPT. 29, 2022 ― Today the U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released new housing data from the 2021 American Housing Survey (AHS) through the AHS Table Creator. This interactive data tool allows users to create custom tables of housing and demographic estimates for the nation, 25 metropolitan areas, and selected states.

The biennial AHS (conducted every two years) is the nation’s most comprehensive housing survey, providing current data on a wide range of housing subjects. Topics unique to the AHS include characteristics and physical condition of the nation’s housing units, indicators of housing and neighborhood quality, and home improvement activities.

Also released is the 2021 AHS public-use file. The public-use file is a microdata file containing individual survey records that allow users to delve further into the rich detail collected in the AHS.

No news release associated with this report. Tip sheet only.



Julie Iriondo
Public Information Office
301-763-3030 or
877-861-2010 (U.S. and Canada only)


Page Last Revised - September 28, 2022
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