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Income and Rent on Long Island

Income and rent on Long Island, 2001-2013

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2014

Households with Housing Cost Burdens Compared to Other Suburban Communities

Long Island households with housing cost burdens compared to other suburban communities, 2013

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2014

Median Home Sales Price

Median Home Sales Price on Long Island, 2000-2013

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2014

Our Housing Problem

Our suburban neighbors have almost twice as many alternatives to single-family homes than we do on Long Island.

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2013

The Power of 8,300

Long Island has 8,300 acres of underutilized properties in our downtowns and around our rail stations.

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2013

The Rental Housing Problem

The shortage of affordable rental homes strains Long Island’s economy and makes it harder to compete for jobs in the years ahead.

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2013

Long Island Could be More Affordable

Long Islanders support options to make life more affordable.

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2013

Building Permits Issued, 1980-2011

Building permits issued on Long Island 1980-2011

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2013

Land Use

Land use on Long Island by percent of land

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2012

The Building Permit Process

Compating the building permit process on LI vs. Fairfax, VA.

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2012

What Direction Are We Moving In?

We asked residents if they think Nassau/Suffolk counties are headed in the right or wrong direction.

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2012

Housing Expenses

Number of Long Island households paying more than 35% of their income on housing expenses; 2000 and 2010

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2012

Residential Building Permits

Residential building permits issued on Long Island; 1980 to 2010

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2012

Long Islanders Compared to our Neighbors

Similarities and differences between Long Islanders and our neighbors

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2012

Tracking Residential Satisfaction on Long Island

A survey about Long Islanders’ outlook on the future and openness to change in their region.

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2012

8,300 Acres Underutilized

These acres represent an untapped potential. What could we do with all of that property?

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2012

Permit Imbalance

Number of new residential building permits issued for multifamily units; 2000 to 2010

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2012

Downtown Revitalization Approval Process

A comparison of the downtown revitalization approval process on Long Island vs. Fairfax, VA.

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2012

Average Home Size

The average home size on Long Island from 1950 to today

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2012

Affordable Homes on LI

Availability of affordable homes on Long Island

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2012

Long Island Survey: Land Use Planning Practices

A survey that examines the planning practices of 36 jurisdictions—14 cities and towns and 22 villages.

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2011

The Next Generation Speaks

Here’s what young people had to say about Long Island in a recent poll.

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2011

Re-thinking Accessory Housing

The accessory apartment has come a long way from the idea of a stuffy mother-in-law unit.

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2011

Building in LI Downtowns

9 facts and 1 conclusion about building in Long Island downtowns

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2011

The Cost of Making Ends Meet

Comparing bare bones expenses to average salaries in the region demonstrates that many families are struggling to make ends meet.

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2011
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