Research Topic: Affordability

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The Rise of Residential Segregation by Income

Residential segregation by income has increased during the past three decades across the United States and in 27 of the nation’s 30 largest major metropolitan areas, according to a new analysis of census tract and household income data by the Pew Research Center.

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State of New York City’s Housing and Neighborhoods 2015

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 indicators for each borough and the city’s 59 community districts.

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Balancing Affordability and Opportunity

This report shows that shared equity programs are successful in creating homeownership opportunities for lower income families that allow purchasers to accumulate assets, while, at the same time, creating a stock of affordable housing that remains within the financial reach of subsequent lower income homebuyers.

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Strengths, Challenges and Opportunities

Experts in the field conducted an assessment of affordable ownership housing programs in San Mateo County, California to offer guidance for the jurisdictions as well as to test the assessment instrument.

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Shared Equity, Transformative Wealth

This 2007 white paper provides an analysis of several alternative strategies for sharing the equity growth that accompanies home price appreciation to balance the dual goals of individual asset accumulation and ongoing affordability to future home purchasers.

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