K - Housing

The cohort members were 23 years old at the time of the 1981 interview, and had reached a stage in their life cycle marked by major transitions - for example, from school or full-time further and higher education to work, from dependent status in their families of origin to independent status as members or heads of new households, from single status to partnership with marriage partners or cohabitees, and from childlessness to parenthood. During the interview survey detailed information was been sought from these young adults about: Employment, unemployment and periods of out of the labour force (including details of economic status for each month since March 1974; dates and durations; occupation; industry; earnings; training; promotion, hours; job satisfaction; job choice; job behaviour; participation in government special schemes etc). Apprenticeship and training (including details of dates and durations; trades and skills; courses and qualifications; and reasons for non-completion etc). Post-school education (including details of dates and duration; courses; subjects; qualifications; failed courses; courses not leading to qualifications; planned courses; finance; literacy and numeracy problems etc). Marriage, cohabitation and children (including details of dates of marriage(s) and cohabitation(s); age and prior status of partner(s); abortion and miscarriage; dates of birth and birthweight of children and experience of lone parenthood, etc). Housing and household (including details of household composition; type and tenure of housing; amenities; housing costs; home ownership aspiration; leaving home; homelessness, etc). Family income, savings and investment (including details of state benefits; other payments from outside the household; savings investments and inheritances). Respondent reported health state and health related behaviour (including details of smoking, drinking, handicap, migraine, epilepsy, asthma and wheezy bronchitis, other conditions requiring regular medical supervision, accidents, hospital admittances and emotional problems). Voluntary activity and leisure, etc (including details of the nature and frequency of activities; religion; voting behaviour; trade union membership; and newspaper readership). Malaise Inventory (a 24 item inventory completed by the respondents at the completion of the interview. This is a measure indicating a tendency towards non-clinical depression developed by the Institute of Psychiatry from the Cornell Medical Index (Rutter and others, 1970)).

Buying Your Own Home
N54354I Ever want to buy own property
N54364I Current tenure preference
N54374I Whether looking to buy a place now
N54384I Ever heard of homeloan as renter
N54394I Registered homeloan saver
N54404I Whether public authority tenant
N54414I Ever tried to get public sector housing
N54424I 1st type public sector housing sought
N54434I 2nd type public sector housing sought
N54444I 3rd type public sector housing sought
N54454I Currently on housing waiting list
Equity Sharers
N53344I Someone else owns or rents accommodation
N53354I Is the owner or renter a relative
N53364I Current living situation in household
N53374I Is rent paid to householder
N53384I Type of equity landlord
N53394I Year of equity purchase
N53414I Equity purchase price
N53134I Number of places lived at since 16
N53144I Present address: start date - month
N53164I Present address: start date - year
N53184I Type of current accommodation
N53194I Floor level of front door
N53204I Use of bath or shower
N53214I Use of flush toilet
N53224I Entrance to toilet
N53234I Number of bedrooms
N53244I Bedsitting rooms
N53254I Separate kitchen
N53264I Size of kitchen
N53274I Kitchen used as sitting room
N53284I Number of living rooms
N53294I Share rooms or amenities other household
N53304I Shared circulation space other household
N53314I Person responsible for accommodation
N53324I Household sharer pays rent
N53334I Whether owner or renter
N54704I Happy or not with present accommodation
N54714I Ever been homeless
N54724I 1st place - where stayed when homeless
N54734I 2nd place - where stayed when homeless
N54744I 3rd place - where stayed when homeless
N54754I 4th place - where stayed when homeless
N54764I 5th place - where stayed when homeless
N54774I 6th place - where stayed when homeless
N54784I 7th place - where stayed when homeless
N54794I 8th place - where stayed when homeless
N63614I 1st reason why made homeless
N63634I 2nd reason why made homeless
N63654I 3rd reason why made homeless
N53464I Whether freehold or leasehold
N53474I Number of years on lease at purchase
N53484I Is current home 1st buy of respondent
N53494I Whether partner first in residence
N53504I Is current home 1st buy of partner
N53514I Year of property purchase
N53534I Purchase price of property
N53584I If sitting tenant previous landlord
N53594I 1st source of funds to purchase property
N53614I 2nd source of funds to purchase property
N53634I 3rd source of funds to purchase property
N53654I Size of mortgage or loan
N53704I Whether has option mortgage
N53714I Ever heard of homeloan as buyer
N53724I Got homeloan aid
N53734I Why failed to get homeloan aid
N53744I Rate rebates for owners
Private Renters
N54134I Is private landlord resident
N54144I Furnished or unfurnished letting
N54154I Registered private rent or not
N54164I Have written agreement for private rent
N54174I Type of private rent agreement
N54184I Period of private rent payment
N54194I Level of private rent
N54234I Is heating included in private rent
N54244I Is hot water included in private rent
N54254I Are rates included in private rent
N54264I Period of private rate payments
N54274I Level of private rates
N54304I Rate or rent rebates for private renters
N54314I Level of private rent and rate rebates
N54344I Period covered by rebate private renters
N62564I Type of private rented agreement
N53754I Type of landlord all renters
N53774I Period spent as council tenant
N53784I Rate or rent rebates for council tenants
N53794I Want to buy council place
N53804I Steps taken to purchase council place
Since Sixteen
N54464I With or not with parents at 16
N54484I Since 16 ever moved from non-parents
N54494I Since 16 ever moved from parents
N54504I Ever tried to move away from place at 16
N54514I Happy or not with who lived with at 16
N54524I Ever returned to same people as at 16
N54534I Main reason for first move since 16
N54544I Leaving home: date - month
N54564I Leaving home: date - year
N54584I Moved to present or other address
N54594I Type of first accommodation
N54614I First address since 16 - lived alone
N54624I Living arrangement, first address - 2
N54634I Living arrangement, first address - 3
N54644I Living arrangement, first address - 4
N54654I Living arrangement, first address - 5
N54664I Living arrangement, first address - 6
N54674I First address - is respondent househldr
N54684I Own or rent first accommodation
N62584I Reasons for first moving awayy
N63554I 1st reason why moved out of last accom
N63574I 2nd reason why moved out of last accom
N63594I 3rd reason why moved out of last accom