Monday Mapday: Negative Equity

Using Zillow data for Q3 of 2016, this map shows the percentage of homes that have negative equity (owe more on the house than what it is worth) for zip codes in metro Atlanta. The darker blue areas have higher percentages of homes with negative equity. The spatial patterns here roughly reflect the same [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Negative Equity

Metro Atlanta Affordable Housing Tool

Contributing to the affordability problem in Metro Atlanta is the fact that a significant number of subsidized rental homes are coming to the end of their initial subsidy period. To aid in prioritizing affordable housing preservation, Neighborhood Nexus and Enterprise Community Partners have developed the Metro Atlanta Affordable Housing Tool, which highlights subsidized properties [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Metro Atlanta Affordable Housing Tool

Transportation Tuesday: Affordability

These maps show areas in metro Atlanta that are most affordable (considering transportation and housing costs) for five different scenarios of family composition and income: A median-income family of four A working individual earning 50% of median regional income A retired couple at 80% of median regional income A single-parent family of three earning 50% [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Housing, Transportation, Transportation Tuesday|Comments Off on Transportation Tuesday: Affordability

Monday Mapday: Rental Affordability in Georgia Cities

We recently looked at housing affordability in metro areas across the U.S. and in neighborhoods in metro Atlanta. This map shows the cities in Georgia where 52 percent or more of housing units are occupied by renters, and where 48 to 85 percent of renters pay more than 30 percent of their household income towards housing costs [...]

By | August 22nd, 2016|Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Rental Affordability in Georgia Cities

Monday Mapday: Housing Affordability

This map compares housing affordability in the 100 largest U.S. metros. One way to measure housing affordability is to consider the percentage of income that is spent on housing costs. Housing is generally considered unaffordable when housing costs exceed 30% of income. The colored circles on the map represent the metro areas and indicate what percentage of housing [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Housing Affordability

Regional Snapshot: Examining The Housing Market in Metro Atlanta

  In July 2014, we looked at home prices in metro Atlanta and found that while the area had made improvements, it has not completely recovered from the Great Recession. Two years later, we wanted to revisit the topic to see how our housing market is performing today. Our findings suggest that while some areas have made [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Examining The Housing Market in Metro Atlanta

Monday Mapday: Rent by Zip Code

This zip code map is a preview of the upcoming Regional Snapshot on home prices in metro Atlanta. This map shows the average monthly median rent using the Zillow Rent Index measure over a four month period beginning in January 2016 and ending in April 2016. Zip Codes with the highest median average monthly rents are [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Rent by Zip Code

Where are Millennials renting and buying?

OK... we heard you! In response to the great feedback we received on the "Monday Mapday: Millennial Homeowners" post, we decided to further explore this topic. These maps show a more complete picture - they show where Millennials are both renting and owning homes. As you'll see, two completely different patterns emerge. But, before we get there, let's look [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Age and Generations, Housing, Special Features|Comments Off on Where are Millennials renting and buying?

Monday Mapday: Millennial Homeowners

This map shows the percentage of owner-occupied housing units headed by a Millennial  (age 18-34)  in metro Atlanta. The areas in pink have the highest concentrations of Millennial homeowners. This map was created with Neighborhood Nexus. Explore other variables by using the Weave mapping tool.

By | January 25th, 2016|Age and Generations, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Millennial Homeowners

Monday Mapday: Home Sales Price by Zip Code

Monday Mapday: This map shows the average median home sales price by zip code in metro Atlanta for the time period of October 2014 - September 2015. Zillow reports monthly median home sales prices by zip codes; we aggregated that information to find the average price. The darker blue areas, concentrated in north Fulton [...]

By | December 17th, 2015|Housing, Monday Mapday|0 Comments
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