Housing Security in NYC

CCC’s recent analysis of census data reveals how housing instability during the COVID-19 pandemic was not faced equally among New Yorkers.

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The infant mortality rate is three times greater for Black babies compared to white babies in NYC.


children under the age of 14 live in New York City homeless shelters. And 95% of families with children living in shelters are Black or Hispanic.

< 50%

of all third through eighth-graders in NYC public schools score at or above reading and math grade levels.

1 in 4

NYC children (or 400,000) grow up in households below the federal poverty line.

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