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Federally subsidized housing units by program, New York City

Number of federally subsidized housing units by program in 2017, New York City

Source: National Housing Preservation Database (for program descriptions click here)

Interpretation of NYC example

In 2017, federally subsidized units accounted for nearly 400,000 units or over 11 percent of New York City’s rental stock. Of those, about 177,000 units were public housingA federal program dedicated to providing decent and safe rental housing for low-income families, older adults, and persons with disabilities. There are around 1.2 million houesholds residing in public housing units, managed by over 3,000 housing authorities. Programs differ in types and sizes. and the remaining units were privately-owned and subsided.

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This data is downloaded from National Housing Preservation Database. The data are available at the property level and can be queried and downloaded by geography. This figure sums up all of the subsidized units in New York City by program type. The National Housing Preservation Database only includes federal programs.

Figure notes

The data are displayed in a column chart.

See also:
Federally subsidized housing units by expiration date, New York City
Location of federally subsidized properties and median rent by census tract, New York City
Renter share of households

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