Families in High Rise Apartments
Social Planning Council of Metropolitan Toronto, 1973 - Apartment houses - 166 pages
Study describes in outline broadest picture of family life in apartments including physical & social environment, raising children, user satisfaction, user aspirations. Study group encountered 300 families (household unit of at least 1 adult and 1 child under 16 years) through whom they tested the environment (physical & social) in middle to low rental types of apartments (some limited dividend & public housing included). Study mainly focused on high rise living although some low rise and town house accommodations were studied for comparison. It took form of questionnaires and interviews followed by data analysis.
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SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
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30 percent activities apartment dwellers apartment living apartment unit aspects attitudes toward raising balconies bedroom child children in apartments Cross tabulations dents disliked dissatisfied dwelling types expect to buy families living families with children group of respondents heads of households high rise apartments high rise buildings high rise environment high rise respondents high rise sample housework husband interviews laundry living in apartments living in high lower floors majority of respondents marriage mentioned Metro Metro Toronto Metropolitan Toronto Mississauga mothers neighbourhood neighbours North York parents percent of respondents physical environment play area Play Places preschool present accommodation problems public housing question raising children recreational facilities rent respondents felt respondents indicated respondents reported Respondents were asked rise apartment buildings satisfaction satisfied single detached house single family dwelling single family home Social suburban TABLE teenagers tenants Toronto Daily Star urban WlTH