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Report Economic Development
September 28, 2016How does the New York City metro area compare to other large cities in the competition for a talented workforce? Affordability and commute times remain challenges.
November 12, 2015This report looks at New York City rent burdens in more detail, using an in-depth housing survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau to consider a variety of household characteristics.
May 25, 2015This brief includes five facts to consider regarding myths about rent regulation and New York City's rental market.
April 29, 2015This report identifies the reasons for NYCHA's operating deficits in the last decade - insufficent operating subsidies, low rent collections, low nonrental income and high operating costs - and offers recommendations to increase revenues, curb expenses and improve productivity in order to eliminate NYCHA's projected $150 million deficit and improve conditions for its residents.
August 19, 2014The third in a series on affordable housing in New York City, this policy brief considers combined housing and transportation costs relative to income for a variety of housing types.
August 13, 2014Low transportation costs and high income make New York City relatively affordable when compared to other large cities in the United States.