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Give Me Shelter - Housing and Homelessness: Other Resources

Organizations and Resources

  • Data & Info NYC (Library Media Resources Guide)
    This guide contains links to NYC data and information on a variety of daily life issues including health, transportation, building conditions, demographics, and real estate ownership.
  • Housing (Census)
    The Census Bureau’s housing data present a comprehensive picture of housing in America. You’ll find a wide range of data on the size, age and type of American homes; home values, rents and mortgages, the housing and construction industry, and more.
  • Housing Help
    Information about rental, home buying, and home repair assistance programs. Learn how to find emergency housing and avoid foreclosure and eviction.
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness
    A nonpartisan, nonprofit organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.
  • National Low Income Housing Coalition
    Dedicated to achieving racially and socially equitable public policy that ensures people with the lowest incomes have quality homes that are accessible and affordable in communities of their choice.
  • New York City Neighborhood Demographics (Library Media Resources Guide)
    This guide will provide basic information on the history and growth of New York City neighborhoods.  It includes library databases and other online sources to assist in locating the information.  Listed below are maps that provide recent and historical data about New York City neighborhoods.
  • NYU Furman Center
    Established in 1995, the Furman Center focuses on legal and public policy issues related to land use, real estate, housing, and urban affairs in the United States. Part of it's mission includes conducting objective research, facilitating discussions among key stakeholders, providing essential data and analysis on New York City's housing and neighborhoods.
  • Western Queens Community Land Trust
    CLTs acquire land and lease it to community residents or business owners at permanently affordable rates.
  • The Stoop
    Furman Center's blog
  • Strong Towns
    Produces content that analyzes the failures of the post-war North American development pattern while giving citizens the knowledge and tools to start making our places better today.
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