Web housing meeting 1 data

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Web housing meeting 1 data

  1. 1. We have begun collecting andanalyzing data on our region’shousing and neighborhoodconditions. Help us refine ouranalysis by letting us know if the datatells our region’s story…
  2. 2. We have and continue to buildnew homes even as we shedpopulation.
  3. 3. We have 55,000 more householdstoday than we did in 1970.
  4. 4. But we’ve builtmore than150,000 newhomes.
  5. 5. Primarily on land formerly undeveloped, anddisconnected to existing infrastructure 50+ new homes per sq. mile since 1990
  6. 6. Abandonment has left a glut ofvacancies, spawning out from ourcentral cities and into our firstring suburbs.
  7. 7. In 1970 there were 15,214 vacant dwellings 50+ vacant units per sq. mile
  8. 8. In 2010 there were 45,475 vacant dwellings Vacant dwellings more than tripled in 40 years. 50+ vacant units per sq. mile
  9. 9. The homes we build today don’tmatch our changing households.
  10. 10. From 2001 to 2011,75% of building permitswere for single family homes.
  11. 11. In 2010,28% of our householdswere households with children.
  12. 12. Age Composition of Buffalo Niagara Population30% 65 and older25% 55 - 6420%15%10%5%0% 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010
  13. 13. Our homes andhouseholds are isolatedfrom opportunities.
  14. 14. We are one of the most segregatedmetropolitan regions in the nation. Racial Concentrations 2010Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau (2010)
  15. 15. Households without a vehicle 13% 9% Buffalo Niagara US
  16. 16. Are these data telling thestory of our region’shousing and neighborhoodconditions?

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