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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

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2016

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.

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2016

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

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2016

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,

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2016

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.

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2015

Do you support or oppose a change in zoning laws to increase height limits?

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.

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2015

How serious a problem is the lack of affordable housing in your county?

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.

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2015

Housing Choice and Affordability on Long Island & Beyond

A public opinion survey of suburban NY Metro area residents, conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates.

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2015

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.

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2015
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