HUD On-Line Bibliographic Database


The HUD USER database is the only bibliographic database dedicated to housing and community development issues, containing more than 10,000 full-abstract citations in housing policy, building technology, economic development, and urban planning.

Urban Research Monitor


This newsletter provides a comprehensive list of new housing and community development research, organized by subject from “affordable housing” to “zoning.”


Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)


BLS provides three types of data for use in place-based and regional planning: labor force status of persons by place of residence; jobs and wages by place of work; and prices and living conditions. The Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program prepares monthly labor force data for 6,700 areas in the United States, including states, metropolitan areas, counties, and cities of more that 25,000.


Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)


Intermodal Transportation Database


The Intermodal Transportation Database (ITDB) provides a variety of transportation data. These data have been collected by various agencies within DOT and other federal agencies, such as the Census Bureau. The

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