Perspectives on Housing & Climate Change Resilience

4/22/21 4:08 PM

While not traditionally on the front lines in the battle against global warming, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is poised to play an increasingly pivotal role in taking climate resilience and clean energy adoption into serious account for affordable housing planning and community development activities. As advisors to U.S. federal agencies and commercial clients engaged in the housing, community development and clean energy sectors, Grant Thornton Public Sector and Summit Consulting offer the following insights as the Biden Administration seeks to advance its climate resilience objectives.

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Topics: infrastructure, Summit Blog, affordable housing, earthday2021, clean energy

The Biden Plan: Affordable Housing and GIS

2/10/21 11:00 AM

With the transition between administrations, there are many new opportunities to use geographic information systems (GIS) to assist with the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) affordable housing and zoning initiatives and its mission to create strong, sustainable, and inclusive communities. According to Esri, an international supplier of GIS software, more than 50 federal agencies have used GIS analysis to respond to local, state, and national concerns.

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Topics: Summit Blog, Biden plan, GIS, affordable housing

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