According to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, the Miami metro area has the highest percentage of renter households spending over half of their income on housing costs in the nation. Access to housing that is affordable for a wide range of residents is crucial for attracting and retaining a talented workforce and promoting regional economic growth.
Developed by the University of Miami's Office of Civic and Community Engagement, the Miami Affordability Project (MAP) is an interactive online map centered on the distribution of affordable housing and housing needs in the greater Miami area.
The MAP serves as a tool for planners, policymakers, affordable housing developers, community organizations, and urban researchers to explore Miami's housing landscape, address needs, and promote informed decisions about housing policy. The tool uses data generously made available by the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies at the University of Florida, Miami-Dade County Department of Public Housing and Community Development, the City of Miami Department of Community and Economic Development and the Miami-Dade County Information Technology Department.
Map out the distribution of affordable housing across South Florida
Map out the distribution of cost burden, demographics, and poverty at the tract-level
Interactive parcel-level data for Little Haiti, Liberty City, South Dade, and Overtown
Explore historic properties across Miami's neighborhoods
Over 100 data filters, including publicly owned vacant land
Overlay various administrative boundaries, including Miami-Dade County Commission Districts, city boundaries, and Community Redevelopment Areas