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Housing Policy Case Studies

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Data visualization: Transforming local housing data into engaging visual narratives

The text provides an overview of the significance of data visualization in transforming complex housing data into easily comprehensible graphical representations. It emphasizes the increasing adoption of various visualization tools by cities, towns, and counties to present housing data effectively, ranging from simple charts to interactive dashboards. The brief outlines key considerations and best practices for creating impactful housing-related visualizations, supplemented with multiple illustrative examples.
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Disaster resilience and recovery strategies from Sonoma County, CA; Honolulu, HI; and Larimer County, CO

Nearly every area in the United States faces risk from natural disasters. Storms, floods, fires, and other weather-related hazards can devastate homes and lead to displacement, housing instability, and community infrastructure loss. As climate change makes natural disasters more common and destructive, local policymakers face the growing challenge of preparing for and responding to them. This case study series explores steps localities have taken to either plan for or respond to a natural disaster.

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