Looking for the value of a specific property, want to check if a building owner has paid their taxes, or view sales data for a neighborhood? Check the links below for ways to pull up property data for New York City.
Survey of NYC housing, both rental and owned, gathered by the US Census Bureau. HPD has a report on some past data.
Use the DOB's Buildings Information System to find actions (including new building permits), complaints, violations, alterations, CoOs, # buildings on lot, tax block/lot, landmark status, zoning documents, etc. Can also look up a block (or community district) for new buildings or alterations.
Looking for data on a specific property?
Looking for data for a neighborhood or borough?
Research Guide to NYC Buildings (from Columbia’s Avery Library)
NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development (HPD)
NYC Dept. of Planning – Land Use
NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission: Publications
Emergency Housing Services in NYC (for displaced persons)
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