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Long Island Index Poll: Long Islanders Want More Housing Options
This report reveals the results of the current Long Island Index poll as they relate to public attitudes about housing on Long Island and in nearby suburbs in New Jersey and north of New York City in New York and Connecticut. These results are part of a broader survey, the results of which will be
Nassau Hub Report
The Long Island Index released a study of the proposed Nassau Hub Biotech Park that finds that the proposed Park does not go far enough to maximize the potential of this rare economic development opportunity for Nassau County and Long Island. The study – titled “Nassau Hub Innovation District: Transforming the Nassau Hub into a Competitive Innovation District
Accessory Apartments on Long Island: Lessons Learned. This study explores the complex relationship between Long Island and accessory apartments, a housing type that has been used both legally and illegally in a wide range of communities to address the need for affordable housing and the desire of seniors to remain in their homes.
The Long Campaign: What it Takes to Build Apartments on Long Island
The case study highlights the unusual difficulty of navigating the approval process on Long Island, which makes it particularly hard for developers to take on the business risk inherent in building here. AvalonBay Communities has figured out how to make it work for them, but it’s one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in
Mapping Long Island’s Rentals
A report by the Long Island Index and City University of New York Mapping Service entitled, Mapping Long Island’s Rentals, documents the history of building rental housing near train stations. Historically, a substantial amount of rental housing on Long Island was built near train stations (as much as 50% before the 1960s), but the number of
Long Island’s Needs for Multifamily Housing
Measuring How Much We Are Planning to Build vs. How Much We Need for Long Island’s Future Study Objectives: To evaluate the current state of multifamily housing on Long Island, and assess the need for additional multifamily housing based on demographic projections and housing preferences. To analyze potential locations that can accommodate new multifamily housing,
Housing Choice and Affordability on Long Island & Beyond
A public opinion survey of suburban NY Metro area residents, conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates.
Multifamily, Rental Housing on Long Island
A brief review of multifamily, rental housing on Long Island. Based on research completed by the Long Island Index in 2015.
Long Island is in Trouble
If we choose to do nothing now, Long Island will be a significantly older and more expensive place to live in a short two decades.
Families and Children Living in Poverty
Poverty and inequality among Long Island children.
Long Island’s Transformation
Interactive maps of Long Island from 1970-2010 show historical trends in population growth, demographics, education, income, and employment.
Long Island’s Future: Executive Summary
A summary of the original study, examining the impacts of Long Island-wide initiatives that could address some of the region’s most intractable issues.
Long Island’s Future: Economic Implications of Today’s Choices
This study examines the impacts of Long Island-wide initiatives that could address some of the region’s most intractable issues.
Still Separate & Not Getting More Equal
The persistence of economic and racial inequalities in education on Long Island.
The Economic and Fiscal Impacts of the Long Island Rail Road Main Line Third Track (Full Report)
A report conducted by HR&A Advisors and Parsons Brinkerhoff highlights the enormous impact that an additional 9.8 miles of track on the LIRR Main Line could have on Long Island’s economy.
Access to Early Childhood Programs
Long Islanders overwhelmingly support pre-K education, according to a recent public opinion poll.