The authors of the PolicyMap and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia study, “Measuring and Understanding Home Repair Costs,” have just published an article about the study for WHYY, Philadelphia’s NPR-affiliated public media organization. You can read the article here. The article focuses on home repair needs in the Philadelphia area, where 41% of renters, according […]
RIHousing recently received an $8.4 million grant from HUD based on a funding application using PolicyMap maps and data. Data enables RIHousing to further goals of affordable housing opportunity statewide. Read more.
In an article titled “Housing in Brief: Low-Income Americans Sitting on $50 Billion in Unaddressed Maintenance,” Next City cites PolicyMap and Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia study, “Measuring and Understanding Home Repair Costs,” to show that low-income Americans have $50 billion in unaddressed housing maintenance costs.
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Here are the winning submissions from The Place Database Contest, showing how compelling maps can be used to illustrate issues in land use and planning.