Housing New York Units by Building

data.cityofnewyork.us | Last Updated 15 Nov 2018

The Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) reports on buildings, units, and projects that began after January 1, 2014 and are counted towards the Housing New York plan. The Housing New York Units by Building file presents this data by building, and includes building-level data, such as house number, street name, BBL, and BIN for each building in a project. The unit counts are provided by building. For additional documentation, including a data dictionary, review the attachments in the “About this Dataset” section of the Primer landing page.

Tags: housing, hpd, development, building

This dataset has the following 41 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
Project IDproject_idtextThe Project ID is a unique numeric identifier assigned to each project by HPD.
Project Nameproject_nametextThe Project Name is the name assigned to the project by HPD.
Project Start Dateproject_start_datecalendar_dateThe Project Start Date is the date of the project loan or agreement closing.
Project Completion Dateproject_completion_datecalendar_dateThe Project Completion Date is the date that the last building in the project was completed. If the project has not yet completed, then the field is blank.
Building IDbuilding_idnumberThe Building ID is a unique numeric identifier assigned to each building by HPD.
Numberhouse_numbertextThe House Number is the street number in the building’s address. E.g., the house number is ‘100’ in ‘100 Gold Street.’
Streetstreet_nametextThe Street Name is the name of the street in the building’s address. E.g., the street name is ‘Gold Street’ in ‘100 Gold Street.’
BoroughboroughtextThe Borough is the borough where the building is located.
PostcodepostcodenumberZip code
BBLbblnumberThe BBL (Borough, Block, and Lot) is a unique identifier for each tax lot in the City.
BINbinnumberThe BIN (Building Identification Number) is a unique identifier for each building in the City.
Community Boardcommunity_boardtextThe Community Board field indicates the New York City Community District where the building is located.
Council Districtcouncil_districtnumberThe Council District indicates the New York City Council District where the building is located.
Census Tractcensus_tracttextThe Census Tract indicates the 2010 U.S. Census Tract where the building is located.
NTA - Neighborhood Tabulation Areaneighborhood_tabulation_areatextThe Neighborhood Tabulation Area indicates the New York City Neighborhood Tabulation Area where the building is located.
LatitudelatitudenumberThe Latitude and Longitude specify the location of the property on the earth’s surface. The coordinates provided are an estimate of the location based on the street segment and address range.
LongitudelongitudenumberThe Latitude and Longitude specify the location of the property on the earth’s surface. The coordinates provided are an estimate of the location based on the street segment and address range.
Latitude (Internal)latitude_internalnumberThe Latitude (Internal) and Longitude (Internal) specify the location of the property on the earth’s surface. The coordinates provided are of the internal centroid derived from the tax lot.
Longitude (Internal)longitude_internalnumberThe Latitude (Internal) and Longitude (Internal) specify the location of the property on the earth’s surface. The coordinates provided are of the internal centroid derived from the tax lot.
Building Completion Datebuilding_completion_datecalendar_dateThe Building Completion Date is the date the building was completed. The field is blank if the building has not completed.
Reporting Construction Typereporting_construction_typetextThe Reporting Construction Type field indicates whether the building is categorized as ‘new construction’ or ‘preservation’ in Housing New York statistics. Note that some preservation projects included here may not actually involve construction, because they extend the project’s regulatory restrictions but do not require rehabilitation.
Extended Affordability Onlyextended_affordability_statustextThe Extended Affordability Only field indicates whether the project is considered to be Extended Affordability. An extended affordability project involves no construction, but secures an extended or new regulatory agreement. All extended affordability projects have a ‘reporting construction type’ of ‘preservation.’
Prevailing Wage Statusprevailing_wage_statustextThe Prevailing Wage Status field indicates whether the project is subject to prevailing wage requirements, such as Davis Bacon.
Extremely Low Income Unitsextremely_low_income_unitsnumberExtremely Low Income Units are units with rents that are affordable to households earning 0 to 30% of the area median income (AMI).
Very Low Income Unitsvery_low_income_unitsnumberVery Low Income Units are units with rents that are affordable to households earning 31 to 50% of the area median income (AMI).
Low Income Unitslow_income_unitsnumberLow Income Units are units with rents that are affordable to households earning 51 to 80% of the area median income (AMI).
Moderate Income Unitsmoderate_income_unitsnumberModerate Income Units are units with rents that are affordable to households earning 81 to 120% of the area median income (AMI).
Middle Income Unitsmiddle_income_unitsnumberMiddle Income Units are units with rents that are affordable to households earning 121 to 165% of the area median income (AMI).
Other Income Unitsother_income_unitsnumberOther Units are units reserved for building superintendents.
Studio Unitsstudio_unitsnumberStudio Units are units with 0-bedrooms.
1-BR Units_1_br_unitsnumber1-BR Units are units with 1-bedroom.
2-BR Units_2_br_unitsnumber2-BR Units are units with 2-bedrooms.
3-BR Units_3_br_unitsnumber3-BR Units are units with 3-bedrooms.
4-BR Units_4_br_unitsnumber4-BR Units are units with 4-bedrooms.
5-BR Units_5_br_unitsnumber5-BR Units are units with 5-bedrooms.
6-BR+ Units_6_br_unitsnumber6-BR+ Units are units with 6-bedrooms or more.
Unknown-BR Unitsunknown_br_unitsnumberUnknown-BR Units are units with an unknown number of bedrooms.
Counted Rental Unitscounted_rental_unitsnumberCounted Rental Units are the units in the building, counted toward the Housing New York plan, where assistance has been provided to landlords in exchange for a requirement for affordable units.
Counted Homeownership Unitscounted_homeownership_unitsnumberCounted Homeownership Units are the units in the building, counted toward the Housing New York Plan, where assistance has been provided directly to homeowners.
All Counted Unitsall_counted_unitsnumberThe Counted Units field indicates the total number of affordable units, counted towards the Housing New York plan, that are in the building.
Total Unitstotal_unitsnumberThe Total Units field indicates the total number of units, affordable and market rate, in each building.