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

The Quarter: Highlights from Q2 2019

Our most recent update of The Quarter analyzes economic data in metro Atlanta for Q2 2019. The Quarter includes data on employment, home price indices, building permits, retail and office space, and more, with the goal of identifying what areas of our economy are striving and what areas are slower to recover. Visit The [...]

By |2019-11-06T11:11:35-04:00November 6th, 2019|Economic Development, Economy, Housing, The Quarter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Quarter: Highlights from Q2 2019

The Quarter: Highlights from Q1 2019

Our most recent update of The Quarter analyzes economic data in metro Atlanta for Q1 2019. The Quarter includes data on employment, home price indices, building permits, retail and office space, and more, with the goal of identifying what areas of our economy are striving and what areas are slower to recover. Visit The [...]

By |2019-07-16T13:23:57-04:00July 16th, 2019|Economy, Housing, The Quarter|Comments Off on The Quarter: Highlights from Q1 2019

Friday Factday: Getting to Know our Renters

Rental affordability and the challenges of being a renter are gaining ground among advocates, researchers and politicians. This Friday Factday takes an in-depth look at who is most likely to be renting in the metro and where they are most likely to live, as well as their unique views on life in the metro.

By |2019-06-28T16:30:09-04:00June 28th, 2019|Equity, Friday Factday, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Getting to Know our Renters

Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander

The term "gerrymander" was originally coined by a political cartoonist to describe the salamander-shaped electoral districts drawn by the political party colleagues of Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry in 1812. The word is an amalgamation of the words "Gerry" and "salamander," and it describes the way politicians divide geographic areas into voting districts that give one [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:04:30-04:00May 28th, 2019|Education, Equity, Housing, Race and Diversity, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Housing Affordability

Highlights from this snapshot: Home prices continue to rise nationally. According to the National Association of Realtors, median sales price nationwide is now $257K, compared to around $190K in 2012. Fewer “starter homes” are being built, which is exacerbating the affordability crisis. In metro Atlanta, 44% of home buyers have incomes above $100K, meaning [...]

By |2019-03-14T16:33:32-04:00March 14th, 2019|Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Housing Affordability

The Quarter: Highlights from Q3 2018

Our most recent update of The Quarter analyzes economic data in metro Atlanta for Q3 2018. The Quarter includes data on employment, home price indices, building permits, retail and office space, and more, with the goal of identifying what areas of our economy are striving and what areas are slower to recover. Visit The [...]

By |2019-01-22T12:08:38-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Economy, Housing, The Quarter|Comments Off on The Quarter: Highlights from Q3 2018
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