How HomeKeeper makes social impact data work–for frontline staff and for an entire sector

Originally posted on the What Counts for America blog, reposted with permission. Homestead Community Land Trust’s staff were confident they were meeting their overall targets in providing homeownership opportunities for low-income households in Seattle–that is, until they opened a report that showed their data in context. They weren’t meeting their goals of serving Hispanic families.

Case Study: Why User Feedback is Essential to Make HomeKeeper Work

By Thane Maxwell, National Data Hub Analyst   User feedback is essential to the HomeKeeper National Data Hub project, and also to the ongoing improvement of HomeKeeper itself, as we continually make changes to increase the transparency, legibility, and accuracy of our analyses.  This case study is an example of how important it is to