The chart reflects responses to Question #43 from the Winter 2020 survey, which asked, “Are you or the owner of the building where you live deferring maintenance on the building due to COVID-19?” The pre-structured options were, “Yes, due to financial constraints”; “Yes, due to a stay at home order”; “Yes, due to fears of COVID-19”; “No, no maintenance was scheduled”; “No, maintenance work is going on as planned”; “I don’t know”; and “other.”
Eighty-one respondents answered this question.
Sixteen respondents (19.8%) reported that they had delayed maintenance on their building because of fears of COVID-19.
Twelve respondents (14.8%) reported they had delayed maintenance because of a stay-at-home order.
Sixteen respondents (19.8%) reported they had delayed maintenance because of financial constraints.
Thirty-three respondents (40.7%) answered that no maintenance was scheduled.
Fifteen respondents (18.5%) reported that maintenance went along as planned.
Four respondents (4.9%) did not know.
Two respondents (2.5%) answered “other”.
One respondent answered yes, but did not specify (1.2%).
The data was produced by the Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 Survey - Overview, which was administered to 83 people over a fourteen week period between December 2020 and March 2021. Visit the Winter 2020 Shifting Energy Demands in COVID-19 - Survey Results page to view more data from our survey. The project is approved by Drexel’s IRB.
Andrew Rosenthal, 26 March 2021, "Are you or the owner of the building where you live deferring maintenance on the building due to COVID-19? (Q43 Wi2020)", contributed by Andrew Rosenthal and Alison Kenner, The Energy Rights Project, Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography, last modified 30 June 2021, accessed 10 December 2023. https://energyrights.info/content/are-you-or-owner-building-where-you-live-deferring-maintenance-building-due-covid-19-q43-0