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In a Tough Spot: Jobs, Taxes and Affordability on Long Island

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Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher(s): Rauch Foundation; Long Island Index


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Topic: Banking and finance (Taxation and tax policy)

Keywords: economy; housing ; low-income

Type: Report

Coverage: New York


This survey, commissioned by the Rauch Foundation, was undertaken to revisit local opinion on the economy, taxes, housing costs and services that has been monitored through the over the past several years. It was conducted by the Stony Brook University Center for Survey Research during the Fall of 2006. Telephone interviews were conducted with a randomly selected sample of 808 Long Island residents, and with randomly selected oversamples of 205 African-American and 100 Hispanic residents of Long Island.