Thursday, September 30, 2010

DataPlace, free-to-use geospatial data portal

DataPlace™ is an online, free-to-use geospatial data portal that enables users to identify specific areas on a map, at levels ranging from a neighborhood to the entire nation, and obtain that area’s housing and community characteristics, such as homeownership levels, demographics, and mortgage lending in various formats, including maps, tables, and charts, so that they are easily understandable for a diverse audience. This audience can then use the information to advance development and revitalization plans for neighborhoods, make decisions about their own actions, and learn and understand more about particular communities. See