About NeighborhoodInfo DC

Researchers

Peter Tatian
Peter A. Tatian
is a Senior Research Associate in the Urban Institute's Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center.  Bio>>

Jenn Comey
Jennifer Comey
is a Research Associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center at the Urban Institute. Bio>>

Leah Hendey
Leah Hendey
is a Research Associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Center at the Urban Institute. Bio>>

NeighborhoodInfo DC provides community-based organizations and residents in the District of Columbia with local data and analysis they can use to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods. Established as a partnership between the Urban Institute and the Washington DC Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the goal of the NeighborhoodInfo DC is to democratize data for use as a tool in civic engagement.

NeighborhoodInfo DC supports the process of democratizing data in the District of Columbia by:

Data Partnerships and Sources

In building and operating NeighborhoodInfo DC, data sharing partnerships and other formal agreements have been negotiated with City data providers such as:

NeighborhoodInfo DC cleans and stores data files from these and other sources and makes the data available in a manner consistent with the agreements negotiated with these providers.NeighborhoodInfo DC currently collects the following regularly updated items: US Census Demographic Housing Data, Vital Statistics Records, TANF and Food Stamp Cases, Voter Registration Records, Home Mortgage Lending Activity, Property Sales, Crime Reports & Arrests.

Funding

NeighborhoodInfo DC receives funding from local and national sources, who provide general support and fund specific projects and products. Current funders include The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Fannie Mae, The Washington Area Women's Foundation, The Meyer Foundation, The Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, The D.C. Children's Trust Fund, The Office of the State Superintendent of Education, and The World Bank.


NeighborhoodInfo DC partners with The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center in designing and maintaining this web site.

NNIP partner logo NeighborhoodInfo DC is
a proud member of the
National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership.


Updated 7/29/11