Growth & Housing Indicators
Growth & Housing indicators present information on average home values, percent of affordable housing, acres of agricultural land, taxable market value, and building permits issued.
The Census Bureau’s American Housing Survey and American Community Survey
The Census Bureau’s American Housing Survey and American Community Survey offer a major source of documentation on housing units (such as year unit was built), tenure (whether the unit is owner-or renter-occupied), and vacancy.
Out of Reach
National Low Income Housing Coalition's Out of Reach pulls from a variety of sources to illuminate several dimensions of housing affordability for renter households in each county, metropolitan area, and the state.
Illinois Agricultural Statistics Service
The Illinois Agricultural Statistics Service (IASS) is one of 45 State Statistical Offices within the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). IASS is operated through a cooperative arrangement with the Illinois Department of Agriculture. The primary responsibilities of IASS are the development and issuance of statistics about Illinois Agriculture. The Service prepares and issues official USDA estimates that include acres of agricultural land. Here, you'll find Data for All States from NASS.
Illinois Tax Statistics
Illinois Tax Statistics reports detail equalized assessed valuation (EAV), tax rates, extension, collections, Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL) dollar reductions, and other information, either statewide or by county. Also contains information about income and sales tax receipts.
Illinois Consolidated Housing Plan
Illinois Consolidated Housing Plan identifies major priorities for affordable housing development and identification of underserved populations. As the number of Illinoisans with affordable housing needs continues to rise, the efficient use of housing dollars has become increasingly important.
Payments to Local Governments
Payments to Local Governments provides detailed information about a variety of disbursement within each county and municipality, such as income tax, motor fuel tax, tax increment financing, home rule, and county public safety.
Nonprofit organizations at various levels publish reports on housing issues in the U.S. Shelterforce is the nation's oldest continually-published housing and community development magazine. The National Housing Institute, an independent nonprofit organization that examines the issues causing the crisis in housing and community in America, publishes Shelterforce.
National Association of Home Builders
National Association of Home Builders has information on housing starts and completions, employment and permit data, as well as homeownership rates. To learn more about the characteristics of new homes, multifamily buildings, and the price by location of a square foot of floor area search the Economic and Housing Data section of their website.