NEOCANDO Cited in Shelterforce Article

December 11, 2017 / No Comments

As Cleveland and Cuyahoga County continue to struggle with issues of property abandonment and deterioration, Frank Ford, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, discusses misconceptions surrounding demolition in a recent article in Shelterforce, a magazine describing national community development issu...

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Connecting Housing and Health

November 13, 2017 / No Comments

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development (the Poverty Center) is one of a collaboration of partners working towards improving community health in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. The Cleveland Healthy Homes Data Collaborative (the collaborative) is a response to the national  BUILD Hea...

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NIMC Receives $1.8 Million in Funding

September 22, 2017 / No Comments

Congratulations to Mark Joseph and the National Initiative on Mixed-Income Communities on their $1.8 million in new funding! Mixed-income housing communities were supposed to remedy the severe decline in the quality of public housing in the latter part of the 20th century, where families living i...

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High Youth Unemployment Contributes to Youth Idleness

December 13, 2016 / No Comments

In the article “Pathway to Resilience will focus on jobs to curb youth violence”  on December 7th 2016,  The Plain Dealer discusses an analysis from earlier this year in “Research shows link between joblessness and youth violence: Pathways to Peace” by Claudia Coulton, co-...

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Claudia Coulton on Cleveland’s Economic Decline

October 5, 2016 / No Comments

 ”Children and families have been crushed by the overall economic decline”says Dr.Claudia Coulton, Founder & Co-Director, The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, to NBC in ” The Heartland: Life and Loss in Steel Ci...

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Regional open data, a model for Cleveland?

October 19, 2015 / No Comments

On Friday, September 25th, the Poverty Center, in conjunction with Open NEO and with funding from the Cleveland and Cuyahoga Health Resource and the Saint Luke’s Foundation, brought in friend and colleague Bob Gradeck, a National Neighborhood Indicators Project partner from the University o...

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NEO CANDO 2010+ Updated Data on Public Assistance, Child Maltreatment, and More

August 19, 2015 / No Comments

The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development (Poverty Center)’s free and publicly accessible social and economic data system, NEO CANDO 2010+, has been updated with new, valuable data local to Cuyahoga County. The 2015 update adds hundreds of new variables for a range of geographies, and...

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Poverty Center collaborates with Cleveland Housing Court for data-sharing and mapping

August 5, 2015 / No Comments

One important tool Cleveland has in the fight against dilapidated and deteriorating housing and neighborhoods is the City of Cleveland Housing Court. The Housing Court has jurisdiction over all court cases involving violations of the city’s housing and housing-related laws, including landlord-ten...

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Poverty Center teams up with First Suburbs Consortium for exploration of regional code enforcement technology

August 4, 2015 / No Comments

At the Poverty Center, we’re all about neighborhoods. On a daily basis, we work to improve our regional housing market by providing a variety of resources to our partners. From managing integrated data systems (NEO CANDO), to trainings on our web-based tools, to research, we’re working hard to pr...

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