Sizing Up Trends in Household (Size): 1990-2020 Censuses

Population growth is declining recently, but what's happening to household size? Well, a little bit of everything, depending on where you look

By |2021-09-15T17:59:27-04:00September 8th, 2021|Data Diversions, Other Demographics, Population, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sizing Up Trends in Household (Size): 1990-2020 Censuses

Housing’s Headache(s): Relief and Lingering Ailments

Another recent CDC moratorium has provided a housing "stay" for millions of renters facing back rent hurdles. We take a closer look at the issues and highlight some data and policy resources to explore the landscape further.

By |2021-08-09T11:08:53-04:00August 6th, 2021|COVID-19, Equity, Friday Factday, Housing|Comments Off on Housing’s Headache(s): Relief and Lingering Ailments

Multifamily Momentum: Slowed, Not Stalled

In the last decade, multifamily housing has driven a significant share of the population growth in core areas of our region. Multifamily activity has slowed in recent years, and even in the heyday years of Atlanta multifamily construction, building in the sector was relatively constrained compared to single-family in Atlanta and to multifamily building in other metros.

By |2021-06-21T16:36:05-04:00June 21st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Multifamily Momentum: Slowed, Not Stalled

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 |2021-02-24T15:16:19-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Data Diversions, Equity, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Housing Insecurity in the Time of COVID-19: Evidence from Two Surveys

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 |2020-02-27T17:51:09-05:00February 17th, 2020|Economic Development, Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2020 Regional Housing Affordability

Friday Factday: Income and Perceptions of Life in Atlanta

A look at how differences in income are related to differences in our opinions and beliefs about life in Atlanta, with a focus on housing affordability and workforce development.

By |2019-12-20T17:57:15-05:00December 20th, 2019|Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Income and Perceptions of Life in Atlanta

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
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