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
We have Fewer Rentals than our Suburban Neighbors
An enormous gap exists between what housing is being built on Long Island and what the region needs to facilitate economic growth and retain and attract young workers.
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,
How serious is the problem of young people moving away?
This poll focuses on Long Island residents’ ongoing concerns about local life with a special focus on the local housing supply and its affordability. It was conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates during the fall of 2015.