HUD Unveils E-Maps

Need to know if the EPA is monitoring a site near a home you want to buy? Or want to know if there are any environmental hazards that your child walks by on the way to school?

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September 19, 2000, 9:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @

Need to know if the Environmental Protection Agency is monitoring a site near a home you want to buy?Or what federal resources can be marshaled to redevelop an abandoned factory or to protect a wetlandin your town? Or want to know if there are any environmental hazards that your child walks by on theway to school?The Depart of Housing and Urban Developed unveiled a new application on HUD's website that willhelp people learn about environmental matters that affect their communities throughout the U.S.The software, which was created by marrying HUD's Community 2020 software to EPA databases, provides detailed, site-specific financial, managerial, demographic and programinformation for virtually every entitlement or competitive grant awarded by HUD since 1992. It includesinformation on single-family and multi-family housing projects assisted by HUD's Federal HousingAdministration.

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Monday, September 18, 2000 in HUD News


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