New on PolicyMap this month!
HUD NSP Data. Local and state agencies throughout the country are preparing grant applications to HUD for funding under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. HUD’s foreclosure risk scores (and more) are now available on PolicyMap. Find these under the new State and Local tab. Read more about this data from HUD in our blog.
A Richer Community Profile Report. It is no wonder political campaigns have been interested in using this report to localize campaign messages. Check out a sample here.
Subscribers can access an improved report with more information, such as vacancy and crime.
Great New Education Data:Look for these under the Education tab.
From the New America Foundation – School enrollment, students in poverty, reading and math proficiency, and state and federal aid for school districts nationwide.
From GreatSchools – School District test scores for 2005, 2006 and 2007 for standardized tests. (Available to subscribers only.)
Updated Free and Reduced Lunch Data: Find out what percentage of children are receiving Free and Reduced Price Lunches in school districts across the country for 2000 through 2006. Look for this under the Money and Income tab.
Coming Next Month!
Embed map feature. Make your point and make your map all at once. With our new embed map feature, you’ll be able to make maps and instantly embed them on your own web site or online articles.
State Legislative Districts nationwide: Use PolicyMap to talk with your legislators about what matters to you.
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) for 2007! All PolicyMap users will soon have access to mortgage lending information for 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007.
Federally-designated Qualified Census Tracts and Difficult Development Areas.
Home sale statistics for Q1 2008! Subscribers will have access to home sale statistics at a neighborhood level annually for 2004, 2005 and 2006 with quarterly updates from Q12007 through Q12008.
Annual updates for many PolicyMap data sets such as County Business Patterns, SSI, Immigration and Bankruptcy.