HUD's New Map Application Built on Esri Technology

GIS Platform Designed for Affordable Housing and Community Development Decisions

REDLANDS, Calif., June 19, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — �The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) has released CPD Maps, a web application of HUD's enterprise geographic information system (GIS) platform, which is built on Esri's ArcGIS system. Esri is the world's leader in GIS.

CPD Maps is a component of HUD's eCon Planning Suite, a set of tools designed to help state and local government grantees make better decisions about affordable housing and community development.

"This technology that we're providing is going to be really revolutionary in helping all our grantees work smarter," said HUD secretary Shaun Donovan.

HUD's enterprise GIS platform makes applications, geospatial services, and data available to HUD staff, grantees, and customers, as well as federal, state, and local agencies. CPD Maps is the flagship application on this platform. It includes several features, such as detailed reporting, dynamic thematic mapping, and multivariate querying, that are supported by shared REST services that can be leveraged by other applications on the HUD enterprise GIS platform.

ArcGIS for Server enables HUD to create, manage, and distribute GIS services to its staff through the HUD platform. Using ArcGIS API for Flex, HUD creates easy-to-use custom web applications for local and state grantees as well as the public.

To support government transparency and informed public participation, HUD built a map application that locates programs and projects. Moreover, the platform provides a portal for sharing GIS information with other federal agencies such as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

About Esri
Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.

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