GIS for Housing and Urban Development by National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life

By National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Committee on Geography, Committee on Review of Geographic Information Systems Research and Applications at HUD: Current Programs and Future Prospects

The document describes capability purposes of geographic details platforms (GIS) and spatial research by way of HUD’s place of work of coverage improvement and study for knowing housing wishes, addressing broader problems with city poverty and group improvement, and enhancing entry to details and prone via the various clients of HUD’s facts. It bargains a imaginative and prescient of HUD as an enormous participant in offering city info to federal tasks in the direction of a spatial information infrastructure for the state.

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Housing market. To achieve these goals, HUD should collaborate effectively with local clients to create local data sets, link university researchers with these clients to promote the devolution of analytical capabilities to communities, and partner with other federal agencies having responsibility for urban, community and housing issues in the United States. The activities described above require trained personnel to lead and manage. To address these recommendations HUD should consider the addition of spatial data development specialists who have expertise in GIS, spatial analysis, geographic research, algorithm development, and spatial data manipulation.

17 Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. html 18 GIS FOR HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT of government functions in the early 1980s, market mechanisms rather than government intervention were identified as the best way to solve problems like poverty, lack of affordable housing, and urban decline. Although policy in this era emphasized market-oriented approaches, Congress also passed the Stewart B. McKinney Act of 1987, which enabled HUD to continue playing a role in addressing housing and urban issues.

The framework data represent the best available data that are certified, standardized, and described according to a common standard. They provide a foundation on which organizations can build by adding their own data. 6 The appropriateness of the various spatial data can then be determined from their metadata descriptions, which are required for all datasets included in the Clearinghouse. ——————— 4 Spatially enabled data include horizontal and vertical coordinates and metadata, or “data about data”, describing the content, quality, condition, and other characteristics of the data.

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