Tag: Long Island Index

Who Cares What’s Next for The Long Island Index?

After providing significant analysis of our region’s various maladies for more than a decade, the Rauch Foundation is actively looking to find a new organization to permanently take over publication of the Long Island Index. Without this great source of independent research, Long Islanders could lose valuable insight into the problems our region faces.

Help Young Long Islanders Find Places Here They Can Afford

More than ever, Long Island residents are struggling to pay for housing. Since 1980, the Island has lagged behind regional competitors like Northern New Jersey and the Hudson Valley in residential construction. With comparatively little new housing stock and variety, home prices and rents in Long Island have soared.

New Study Finds Growing Need For Apartments, Co-ops & Condos On...

There's an enormous gap between the multifamily housing that currently exists and what the Island will need to accommodate all the people who want to live here in the future.

Long Island’s Economic Stagnation Preventable, Study Says

Among the positive signs the report spotted is the Island’s relatively small but growing biomedical industry.

Tuesday is Election Day for 157 Special Taxing Districts on Long...

Sparse turnout is the norm—and Tuesday’s forecast doesn’t promise to reverse that apathetic trend.

Consolidation Advocates Keep Pressure on Special Taxing Districts

The status quo has a lot of staying power, but there have been developments in consolidating Long Island special districts.

LIRR’s Third Track Job Could Add Billions to Long Island Economy,...

It predicts that the Third Track would add 14,000 jobs, $3 billion in personal income, $5.6 billion to our Gross Regional Product, 35,000 new residents, $40 million in additional sales tax revenue and $103 million in added property tax revenue.

Adding More Tracks to LIRR Could Help LI Economy Grow, Report...

“The Long Island Rail Road is one of Long Island’s top assets."
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