• Data Updates

    New Units Planned for Construction in 2015 Were Concentrated in Brooklyn and Manhattan

    April 4th 2016

    In 2015, New York City saw a spike in the number of permits issued for new housing units, including a large jump in the number of permitted units in large buildings with at least 50 units. Many of these permits were concentrated in Brooklyn and Manhattan. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    Private School Attendance in New York City

    February 25th 2016

    In 2014, 17% of New York City children age 5 to 17 attended a private school. Two community districts have more than half of school age children enrolled in private schools.  Read more »

  • Data Updates

    Mapping the Melting Pot: Where Foreign Born New Yorkers Live

    January 28th 2016

    According to the 2010-2014 American Community Survey, the 37% of New Yorkers who were foreign-born hailed from over 100 different countries. This map shows the distribution of immigrants from the 10 countries with the largest representation in New York City.  A dot in a census tract indicates that 500 people born in the specified country lived in that tract. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    Income-Housing Gap Grows for New York City Renters

    November 19th 2015

    In the past decade, rent increases have far surpassed income growth for New York City renters. And according to just-released data, the rent-income growth gap grew even wider between 2013 and 2014. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    All By Myself

    September 16th 2015

    Since 1940, the share of one-person households has been steadily rising in the U.S., particularly in urban areas. These changes in household composition have led to a growing mismatch between household composition and existing housing supply. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    New York City’s Building Permits Spike Ahead of 421-a Deadline

    July 16th 2015

    In the second quarter of 2015, New York City authorized 33,910 housing units for new construction—over five times the number of residential units authorized the previous quarter. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    New York City’s Opt-Out Outlook

    January 13th 2015

    Between 2015 and 2024, over 58,000 units of subsidized affordable rental housing will be eligible to opt out of all affordability restrictions. This map shows the location and size of properties containing these affordable units. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    New York City Renters Still Feel the Squeeze

    November 12th 2014

    New York City’s rental housing was no more affordable in 2013 than in 2012, according to new American Community Survey data released this fall. The trends of rising rents and stagnating income have continued through 2013. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    Going Up

    September 24th 2014

    Recovery of housing prices continues with a year-over-year increase of over 8 percent for residential properties in the city overall, according to NYU Furman Center’s Quarterly Housing Update Q2 2014. Read more »

  • Data Updates

    Renters and Their Homes

    July 31st 2014

    This visualization features data from our 2013 State of NYC’s Housing & Neighborhoods report and highlights rising rents and affordable rental unit availability for low-income renters. Read more »