New Yorkers in Need: The Housing Insecurity Crisis
HOUSING COST BURDENS FOR NEW YORKERS AMONG NATION’S HIGHEST
For almost 3 million New Yorkers, housing costs constitute more than 30 percent of household income, with 1 in 5 households experiencing a severe cost burden of more than 50 percent of their income going to pay for housing. This report is the third and final report in the “New Yorkers in Need” series. It examines three categories of housing insecurity: high housing costs; physical inadequacy, including overcrowding and substandard conditions; and housing stress, including evictions and foreclosures, which may result in homelessness.
Open Book New York
SEARCH STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL RECORDS
Comptroller DiNapoli wants New Yorkers to know how their tax dollars are spent. Without transparency in government, there cannot be accountability. Open Book New York provides comprehensive financial data on State contracts, payments, spending and more.