H6. Acquisition of housing unit
How did you acquire this housing unit?
(Please cross out one of the selections below)
 Constructed by the owner/occupants with or without help of
 Constructed by hired/skilled worker
 Constructed by an organized contractor
 Inherited (Skip to H8)
 Others (lottery, gift) (Skip to H8)
NIU (not in universe)
Constructed by the owner/occupants
Constructed by hired/skilled workers
Constructed by an organized contractor
Others (lottery, gift)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
H6 Acquisition of housing unit
Ask the question in H6, "How did you acquire this housing unit?" only if the entry in H5 is Owned/being amortized. Mark the circle which describes how the household acquired the housing unit.
The different categories for this item and their corresponding codes are:
2 Constructed by the owner/occupants with or without the help of friends/relatives
3 Constructed by hired/skilled workers - The owner of the housing unit took charge of purchasing construction materials and hiring construction workers and directly supervised the construction of the housing unit
4 Constructed by an organized contractor - The owner entered into a contract with a general contractor for the latter to supply either labor only or both labor and materials
6 Others (lottery, gift)
If the answer in this question is Inherited or Others (lottery, gift), skip to H8.
This variable indicates how the housing unit was acquired (e.g. purchased, constructed by hired workers).
Households that own or are amotizing their housing unit