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    Updates from CoreData and Directory of Housing Programs

    June 24th 2019 | Luis Hernandez

    The NYU Furman Center released data updates related to CoreData.nyc and the Directory of NYC Housing Programs. A few weeks ago, our annual data refresh updated all of the neighborhood indicators on CoreData. We also added new data categories and visualizations on elementary school diversity. Read more »

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    Panel Discussion: The Diversity of New York City’s Neighborhoods and Schools (Video)

    June 20th 2019 | Rachel Flaherty

    On May 28th, the NYU Furman Center hosted nearly 300 guests for By the Numbers: The Diversity of New York City’s Neighborhoods and Schools, highlighting key findings from a new Furman Center analysis of racial differences in elementary school enrollment patterns and the relationship of school diversity to changing neighborhood demographics. The Chapter was released in conjunction with the Furman Center’s annual State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods in 2018 report. Read more »

  • Research & Policy

    Does Gentrification Displace Poor Children? New Evidence from New York City Medicaid Data

    June 18th 2019 | Alexis Captanian

    A new working paper, “Does Gentrification Displace Poor Children? New Evidence from New York City Medicaid Data” helps to determine gentrification’s impact on the frequency and distance of low-income families’ residential moves, as well as the housing and neighborhood conditions in which they live. Using longitudinal New York City Medicaid records, the authors track the movement and compare the outcomes of low-income children from 2009 through 2015, a seven-year period in which the city experienced high levels of gentrification. Read more »

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    State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods in 2018

    May 28th 2019

    The State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods report, published annually by the NYU Furman Center, provides a compendium of data and analysis about New York City’s housing, land use, demographics, and quality of life for each borough and the city’s 59 community districts. Indicators are available for download on CoreData.nyc. Read more »

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    REPORT: Uneven Progress in School Diversity as New York City’s Neighborhoods Experience Change

    May 28th 2019

    A new report from the NYU Furman Center, The Diversity of New York City’s Neighborhoods and Schools, examines the racial and ethnic diversity of the city’s neighborhoods and public elementary schools. The report finds evidence of progress—for example, the concentration of racial and ethnic groups has grown less extreme over the past 12 years for Black, Hispanic, and white students. Read more »

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