Editor: David Reiss
Brooklyn Law School

September 15, 2016

Thursday’s Advocacy & Think Tank Roundup

By Jamila Moore

  • Douglass Elliman recently completed a report detailing rent trends in the New York City area. They found that as the supply of apartments has increased; however, rent prices are slipping.
  • As the income for young adults increase, their demand for purchasing home has risen as well. A recent Census data report shows that over a seven year period the median salary in the U.S.increased by 5.6%. This was a rise the nation had not seen since 2007.
  • Enterprise Community Partners released a report analyzing the distribution and best practices that municipalities use when disseminating the affordable housing tax credit. 
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