School quality and affordable housing in the Bay Area
Abstract: Everyone knows the old real estate adage that the three most important factors in determining the value of a given property are location, location, and location. This is to say that place matters; a neighborhood confers a bundle of amenities to its residents that are specific to that geography. This bundle can include proximity to parks, small-scale retail offerings, high quality schools, and a variety of transportation options, as well as low crime rates and clean air. These amenities are arranged in a variety of configurations across space, and most households determine which aspects are most important to them, and then choose their neighborhood accordingly.
File(s): File format is application/pdf http://www.frbsf.org/publications/community/research-briefs/Education-data-brief.pdf
Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Part of Series: Community Development Research Brief
Publication Date: 2011