Percentage of Foreclosed Properties that are Multifamily, Jan. 2010-March 2011
White Quartile Middle Half Non-White Quartile
Low Poverty 10.8% 10.9% 14.21%
Average Poverty 8.37% 16.79% 21.23%
High Poverty 18.98% 31.76% 47.51%
Source: Manglik, Sham (2012). Renters in Foreclosure: A Fresh Look at an Ongoing Problem. Washington, D.C.: National Low Income Housing Coalition. Retrieved from: http://nlihc.org/library/other/periodic/rif2012
NOTE: The White Quartile is the bottom quarter of census tracts in each state ranked by the proportion Non-White population, the Middle Half contains tracts ranking between the 26th and 75th percentiles of tracts ranked by the proportion Non-White population, and the Non-White Quartile in the top quarter of tracts ranked by the proportion Non-White population. That is, the quarter of tracts with the highest percentage of “Non-White” residents. A tract is categorized as being “low poverty” if its poverty rate ranks in the bottom third within the state, “average” if it ranks in the middle third or “high” if it ranks in the top third.