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Housing and Development Resources


PolicyMap allows you to download and map data relating to demographics, housing, income, crime, mortgages, health, jobs, manufacturing, supermarket access, and more. Includes data sets from over 65 public and proprietary sources Rutgers-restricted Access

State of the Cities

The American Metropolis at Century's End: Past and Future Influences
Report of a survey, led by Robert Fishman (Rutgers University-Camden), of urban specialists who were asked to identify the key influences which shaped American cities in the past 50 years, as well as those most likely to shape cities in the future. Sponsored by the Fannie Mae Foundation.
Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program
The mission and focus of the Metropolitan Policy Program is supporting economic research and developing solutions to assist metropolitan leaders, as well as their communities. 
Urban Institute Research of Record: Cities and Neighborhoods
Includes large collection of publications (reports, working papers, press releases, presentations, etc.)--many available in full-text--relating to U.S. cities and neighborhoods. Includes subsets on: "Arts and Culture;" "Economic Development;" "Federal Urban Policies;" "Mobility and Transportation;" "Neighborhood Indicators;" "Neighborhoods and Community Building;" and the "Washington D.C. Region."

New Jersey Cities

Newark in Focus: A Profile from Census 2000. Washington, D.C., Brookings Institution Center on Urban and Metropolitan Policy, 2003.A Living Cities: The National Community Development Initiative databook. Looks at Newark in the context of the 23 cities in the Living Cities group, as well as within the largest 100 cities in the nation.
New Jersey County and Municipal Web Sites

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