The Housing Insights Blog

Third Design Session Details

If you’d like to join for our third Prototype Design Session, here’s the details: I’ll be providing some simple dinner food (Taylor’s sandwiches). A computer probably won’t be necessary, except for a quick look at some design inspiration.  Do before: Take a look at the drawings we’ve done so far on...

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Second Design Session Follow Up

Hey Housing Insights team! Thanks for everyone that came last night! All the sketches from last night have been scanned and I’ve put them in the ‘/mockups’ folder in our Github repo. You can view them on the Github website (the dec15-hacknight.pdf file is the file with all of last nights ideas. As I said...

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First Design Session Follow Up

Hey Housing Insights team @ Code for DC! Great event last night! We made good progress working to connect our understanding of our user needs to some design principles we can rely on when making the tough decisions between the tradeoffs in what to put in the prototype tool and how to present it. Thanks for...

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First Design Session Reminder

Hey Housing Insights Team @ Code for DC! Thanks to everyone that’s been working to help get us prepared for our prototype design session tomorrow. Thomas, Joanne and John have been a huge help working on our user profiles, including meeting on Friday at CNHED to interview our project partner Scott Bruton. Meanwhile,...

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November Coders Newsletter

First off, a big thank you to all the people that came out and contributed to the project at Thursday’s hacknight. We spent a lot of time working to orient everyone to the project and the needs of our potential users.  Here’s where we stand: 1) Users: I posted our whiteboard...

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Announcing Housing Insights

Today we are publicly announcing the Housing Insights project and this website to the Preservation Network and our community partners. Over the past two months, we’ve launched the project at the Code for DC hacknights, and have begun to lay the foundation of the project both from a technical standpoint...

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