New Industries from Lower Housing Costs


MORENYC- the Metropolitan Organization for the Real Expansion of New York City - works to expand the population and built environment of New York City in order to create jobs, lower housing costs and save the environment by encouraging more people to live in an urban environment of lower per capita energy use.

Related Research Resources

Startup City: Growing New York City’s Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for All

Has section on how reducing parking minimums, microzoning for affordable small apartments and other reforms can expand housing in the City and attract the workforce to support new high-tech industries

The Role of Affordable Housing in Creating Jobs and Stimulating Local Economic Development: A Review of the Literature

Reviews literature showing the jobs and revenue gains for local governments from investments in affordable housing, including helping local employers grow by attracting and retaining quality employees.