Woman descends staircase while wearing a mask.

Renters’ Experiences During COVID-19

This research brief provides new evidence of how the COVID-19 pandemic has increased housing insecurity among renters and how households have navigated this ongoing hardship.

Featured Work

Household Rental Debt During COVID-19

This report estimates the number of households with rental debt — and the amount of debt owed — resulting from employment losses attributable to COVID-19.

What Small Businesses Will Be Impacted by COVID-19?

This research brief identifies the small businesses, and small business employees, most economically vulnerable to the effects of social distancing practices and mandated shutdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Housing & Neighborhoods

Working Paper

Effects of Gentrification on Homeowners: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

WP 20-16 - A major overhaul of the property tax system in 2013 in the city of Philadelphia has generated significant variations in the amount of property taxes across properties. This exogenous policy shock provides a unique opportunity to identify the causal effects of gentrification, which is often accompanied by increased property values, on homeowners’ tax payment behavior and residential mobility.

Featured Data

Generic bar graph with bars of various heights

Rental Housing Affordability

The Rental Housing Affordability data tool enables users to examine trends in rental housing affordability in Third District states from 2011 to 2018.

Updated: 26 Oct ’20

Generic bar graph with bars of various lengths

Community Profiles

The Community Development and Regional Outreach Department has compiled information on each region within the Third Federal Reserve District and has developed a suite of materials that the department calls community profiles.

Updated: 10 Mar ’20

Generic bar graph with bars of various heights

Home Mortgage Explorer

The Home Mortgage Explorer draws from publicly available Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) data and enables users to explore trends in residential mortgage lending between 2010 and 2017 for national, state, metropolitan, and nonmetropolitan geographies.

Updated: 22 Apr ’19