Regional Snapshot: Housing–the Weights, Burdens, and the Lift(s)

This month's regional snapshot presents a detailed look at housing market conditions and affordability challenges, and reviews existing threats and aid initiatives.

By |2021-03-11T14:38:49-04:00March 11th, 2021|Equity, Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Housing–the Weights, Burdens, and the Lift(s)

More on Atlanta Home Price Trends: The Case-Shiller Index

Looking at how our Case-Shiller Hone Price Index value has changed since our pre-2008 recession peak (hint: it's higher), and how that change compares to other metros around the country.

By |2021-03-10T16:37:00-04:00March 10th, 2021|Data Diversions, Housing|Comments Off on More on Atlanta Home Price Trends: The Case-Shiller Index

The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

About a third of Atlanta households are defined as cost-burdened (spending more than 30 percent of income on housing). BUT those cost burdens go up...a lot...for renters, for lower-earners, or (especially) for lower-income renters.

By |2021-03-01T15:20:45-04:00March 1st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

Housing Insecurity in the Time of COVID-19: Evidence from Two Surveys

Data from two surveys show that housing affordability worries are all too real for Atlantans, and are growing despite initial policy efforts.

By |2021-02-24T15:16:19-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Data Diversions, Equity, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Housing Insecurity in the Time of COVID-19: Evidence from Two Surveys

Atlanta Metro Eviction Tracking Update, February 2021

Updates to the status of evictions in five metro counties, plus details about the national context and local assistance efforts.

By |2021-02-18T11:04:29-04:00February 17th, 2021|COVID-19, Data Diversions, Housing, Public Health|Comments Off on Atlanta Metro Eviction Tracking Update, February 2021

Friday Factday: Tracking metro-area evictions

Evictions are often difficult to track in any kind in real-time. This tracker tool, developed by ARC, Georgia Tech and the Atlanta Fed shows filings at the Census tract level for five metro counties: Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett. Data updates weekly.

By |2020-09-04T11:33:02-04:00September 4th, 2020|Economy, Friday Factday, Housing, Public Health|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Tracking metro-area evictions

Data Diversion: Lower-Income Workers and People of Color Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impact

The pandemic has already led to job loss in the most vulnerable occupations (and has even spread to other job sectors). Following job loss through a household's budget leads to more bad economic and social outcomes for those families. Decreased affordability of housing is an example. This Data Diversion provides an initial look at data that frame potential housing impacts of COVID-associated job loss.

By |2020-05-12T13:21:54-04:00May 12th, 2020|Data Diversions, Housing, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Lower-Income Workers and People of Color Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impact

Regional Snapshot: 2020 Regional Housing Affordability

This month's regional snapshot provides an assessment of regional housing affordability in the Atlanta region. Starting with a review of historic trends in housing construction and costs, the snapshot then steps through the definition of regional "subareas" based on inventory, price, and affordability characteristics.

By |2020-02-27T17:51:09-04:00February 17th, 2020|Economic Development, Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2020 Regional Housing Affordability

Regional Snapshot: 2019 Regional Economic Overview

This month's regional snapshot provides an overview of historic, current and forecast economic trends at the cusp of 2020 .

By |2020-01-09T17:14:26-04:00January 9th, 2020|Economic Development, Economy, Housing, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2019 Regional Economic Overview
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