The Bronx, Brooklyn riskiest boroughs for affordable housing

Queens, Staten Island neighborhoods hold significantly less risk factors
  • Tallying various threats through 2014 and 2015, ANHD’s study considered neighborhoods qualifying for more than 15 risk factors as most threatened.
  • Aside from Riverdale/Fieldston, Throgs Neck and Morris Park/Bronxdale, all neighborhoods in the Bronx face more than 15 threats to affordable housing.
  • Brooklyn's most at-risk neighborhoods for affordable housing were Bedford-Stuyvesant, East New York and Brownsville.

The Association for Neighborhood and Housing Development’s (ANHD) recently released affordable housing risk chart for New York City had the Bronx and Brooklyn holding the most neighborhoods with a heavy number of risk factors.