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Owner's major payments
Part A - Short definition:
Part B - Detailed definition:
Average monthly total of all shelter expenses paid by households that own their dwelling. The owner's major payments include, where applicable, the mortgage payment, the costs of electricity, heat, water and other municipal services, property taxes and condominium fees.
Private households in owner-occupied non-farm dwellings
Derived variable: Questions E8(a), (b), (c), E10(a), (c) and (e)
The term shelter costs refers to 'Owner's major payments' for owner households and 'Gross rent' for tenant households.