Identifying High-Opportunity Neighborhoods for Affordable Housing

This map shows school districts that score well on the SAT, have high graduation rates and college readiness rates, and score in a high percentile on the New York State Regents Test. Children attending school in dark blue shaded areas are part of higher-performing districts than people in green or yellow-shaded areas.
This map shows census tracts that have strong public transportation access to jobs for under $5 each way, parks, grocery stores, hospitals, and urgent care. People living in dark blue shaded areas can get to Midtown and Downtown more quickly and access more resources than people living in green or yellow areas.
This map shows census tracts in which people from low-income families had high incomes at age 35. People who grew up in low-income families in dark blue shaded areas earn more than those people living in green or yellow areas.
This map shows census tracts that are well-suited to adding affordable housing, based on an index of economic opportunity, transit access, and educational outcomes. People living in dark blue shaded areas have more access to transit, jobs, and high-performing schools than people living in green or yellow areas.
This map shows neighborhoods that are well-suited to adding affordable housing, based on an index of economic opportunity, transit access, and educational outcomes. People living in dark blue shaded areas have more access to transit, jobs, and high-performing schools than people living in green or yellow areas.
Screenshot of Google Maps taken December 12, 2021, of the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens. The E and F subway lines are shown, as well as the Kew Gardens station on the Long Island Railroad.
Screenshot of Google Maps taken December 12, 2021, of the Forest Hills neighborhood of Queens. The E, F, M, and R subway lines are shown, as well as the Forest Hills station on the Long Island Railroad.

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