About the Portal
This documentation describes exactly how the data behind the site was generated. A more basic description of how the site was created and functions is also available.
Documentation for Version 1 of the Location Affordability Index can be found here. For additional information see Technical FAQs.
Research and Development
The development process for this site included original research and analysis, input from an expert Technical Review Panel, an advisory group made of subject-matter experts from HUD, DOT, EPA, and the Treasury Department, and in-depth third-party reviews of different techniques.