PolicyMap is a one-stop shop for visualizing nationally available data that can facilitate the open conversations needed to guide the implementation of fair housing practices in neighborhoods across the United States.
Post about data on mortgage lending by loan type, race and ethnicity and income, small business loans, farm loans, banking & more.
Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Historic Tax Credits are invaluable tools for state agencies to encourage low-income housing projects. PolicyMap users can now identify where these tax credit programs could be put to best use.
New mortgage denial data shows how certain racial groups face greater challenges getting home loans, denying them a crucial tool in generating wealth.
Data from the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) provides a deep insight into trends in lending from demographics to loan types to government insurance to down payments. Here are a few insights from looking at the latest data, from 2016.
Learn how HOLC historic lending boundaries can be used with current data on PolicyMap to examine neighborhoods today.