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Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Launches Strategic Alliance with The Reinvestment Fund

As you may have seen in American Banker, Wolters Kluwer announced its strategic alliance with TRF to integrate PolicyMap with its software solutions for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and fair lending compliance. Integrating our data and mapping capacities with their software gives CRAWiz and HMDAWiz customers web-based performance context mapping for Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), CRA and fair lending compliance. Visit our blog to learn more about the data and mapping tools available through this alliance!

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HUD Launches PolicyMap Widget on NSP Resource Exchange

We’ve been working with HUD to geospatially analyze clustered Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) investment across the country – and HUD has made the results of this analysis available on its NSP website. Check it out to find interactive, online maps and reports powered by PolicyMap, for grantees across the country. And stay tuned for more as we’ll be updating these maps and reports on a quarterly basis.

Check out PolicyMap for the latest data updates. These include:

Real Estate
Home Sale Data: Now available through the third quarter of 2011. Monitor home sale trends in the areas you care about. See how they are changing over time or compare them to other areas across the nation.

Building Permits: Available monthly through March 2012 and annually through 2011.

Federal Guidelines
CDBG Eligibility and Low/Mod Income for FY 2012: Check out HUD’s latest designation of block groups across the nation and find areas that are eligible for CDBG funding or are designated as low or moderate income. Use PolicyMap to simply type in an address and determine its eligibility!

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Allocations for FY 2012: Find CDBG budget allocations for entitlement communities across the nation for fiscal year 2012.

2012 Updates to Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Eligibility: Need to see if you are working in a CRA eligible area? Find the latest low/mod/middle/upper income census tract designations on PolicyMap.

Jobs & the Economy
Unemployment: Available monthly through April 2012 and annually through 2011.

Point Data Update

Federal Housing Sites

Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties: Locations of LIHTC funded projects nationwide as of April 2012. Project details including address, number of units and low income units, year the credit was allocated and the project placed in service, type of credit, type of construction, and other sources of financing used.

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To learn more about any of the datasets available in PolicyMap, visit our Data Directory or stay connected through our blog. Need something you don’t see? Just let us know!