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Navigating Housing with Geospatial Tools
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Zoom Meeting (doors open at 5:30 PM)

On GIS Day, November 15, join Hunter College authors Dr. Jochen Albrecht and Deborah Rojas De Leon, and San José State University discussant Dr. Laxmi Ramasubramanian for a panel on GIS and Housing hosted by San José State University. This is a book lauch of a book to be published in early December.

GIS and Housing: Principles and Practices explores the complexities of the present-day housing crisis in the United States and advocates for denser housing alternatives to address issues of affordability, supply shortages, and homelessness. The book explains how Geographic Information Science (GIS) can enhance our understanding of complex housing issues, serving as a pragmatic framework to connect policymakers and practitioners. The authors, with backgrounds in architectural design, urban planning, civic engagement, and GIS, invite readers to view housing in the context of their lived experiences, by exploring the challenges facing urban, suburban and rural neighborhoods in different US regions through myriad examples. Learn more here.

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