Research Tags: Land Use

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.

Public Land & Affordable Housing in the Washington DC Region

Through a review of development costs, local public land policies, and three recent public-land projects in the DC region—Arlington Mill Residences, The Bonifant at Silver Spring, and 1115 H Street in Washington, DC— this report provides recommendations to developers, advocates, and local governments for effectively using public land to expand affordable housing opportunities.


This primer explores the key issues for the use of public land in meeting affordable housing and other community needs; some examples of how public lands have been used in the Washington metropolitan region; and implications for policies that could systematize the prioritization of public land for affordable housing and other public benefits.

Apartments and Parking

This 2001 article by the National Multifamily Housing Council pulls together research about providing parking for multifamily projects and the issues between developers and local zoning.