To enhance local affordability. To foster inclusive communities.

Housing Needs Assessment

Created in partnership with PolicyMap, the Housing Needs Assessment tool provides detailed reports for every city, county and metropolitan statistical area in the country. Each report presents data, maps, and visualizations describing local demographics and measures of housing affordability, housing stock characteristics, and variations in key housing indicators by race, ethnicity, age and income. These data can help inform local housing strategies. You can watch a video on how the tool generates data here. 

To access the data for a city or county, type its name in the Location Bar below. For Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), click “Location▾” to toggle the search function and then type in the name. 

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