Investor Invasion: The Changing Landscape of Small Home Ownership in the Queens Housing Market

In recent years Chhaya CDC has witnessed a trend of clients being priced out of buying small homes (one and two-family houses) in neighborhoods that, not long ago, were affordable. A year of research and client-counseling sessions found real-estate investor activity in small homes rapidly increasing in Queens. Neighborhoods that overcame the barrier of redlining, now face a new threat tied to gentrification. Chhaya explores these trends in its new report entitled, Investor Invasion: The Changing Landscape of Small Home Ownership in the Queens Housing Market.”