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Learn about how Institute provides insights on neighborhood and housing conditions and collaborates with local nonprofits, government, and philanthropy to tackle community issues.
Coordinated by the Urban Institute, NNIP consists of organizations in 32 cities that share a mission to help community stakeholders use neighborhood data for better decisionmaking, with a focus on working with low-income communities.
The Urban Institute is a nonprofit policy research organization created in 1968 and also serves as the secretariat, fiscal agent, and overall coordinator of NNIP.
When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston in August 2017, the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University had built relationships and data resources that enabled their team to quickly pivot to meet emerging needs of the community and conduct a needs assessment for hurricane relief funds.
NNIP partners use data on crime, policing, and the court system to engage residents, track public safety, and support criminal justice reform.