The NY Times has a nice map today showing the shift in affordable housing for moderate-income households from 2002-2005. The data is from a study from NYU's Furman Center that reports that the number of apartments for households earning $32,000 a year dropped a whopping 205,000 in the three year span. The percentage of apartments dropped 20% or more in Queens, Staten Island, and Brooklyn. Manhattan only saw a 12% drop which can likely be attributed to the fact that there already wasn't much moderate-income housing. The Bronx saw a 15% drop, which probably has to do with the of affordable housing in the borough.
Map of the Day: NYU Data on Affordable Housing
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