America’s Working Families: Cost, Crowding and Conditions for Immigrants

Publication Date: July 2003

Publisher: Center for Housing Policy (Washington, D.C.) ; National Housing Conference (U.S. : Organization)

Author(s): Barbara J. Lipman

Research Area: Population and demographics; Social conditions

Keywords: housing; immigration; working families

Type: Report


Barbara J. Lipman is the research director for the Center for Housing Policy. This report provides a first-ever, national look at immigrant working families, comparing their housing situation to those of native-born Americans. Higher rates of critical needs and crowding are the story, told in a clear, bold graphical style.