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06-10-2009, 07:32 PM
<p>Back <a href="http://virtualearth4gov.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!369B39F890CE30C1!3219.entry?&_c02_owner=1%3f%3f_c%3dBlogPart,1%3f%3f_c%3dBlogPa rt,1%3f%3f_c%3dBlogPart,1%3f%3f_c%3dBlogPart,1%3f% 3f_c%3dBlogPart,1%3f%3f_c%3dBlogPart,1%3f%3f_c%3dB logPart,1%3f%253" target="_blank">in April I blogged</a> on the <a href="http://lahd.lacity.org/nsp/ ">Neighborhood Stabilization (NSP) site</a> from the Los Angeles County Housing Development that allows residents to search for and identify foreclosure property, and that features <a href="http://www.bing.com/maps" target="_blank">Bing Maps</a> (formerly <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/virtualearth/industry/publicsector.aspx" target="_blank">Virtual Earth</a>).</p> <p>The application has caught the attention of Government Technology and is discussed in an article on the publication’s web site entitled <em>“<a href="http://www.govtech.com/gt/articles/658500" target="_blank">Los Angeles Fights Neighborhood Blight With Online Map</a>.”</em></p> <p>The article provides good background and detail on the solution and includes some good quotes from Doug Swoger, director of homeownership and preservation for the L.A. Housing Department.</p> <p>A couple of my favorite passages from the article:</p> <p><em>The map went live officially this spring, after only four weeks of development. Microsoft helped with the project.</em></p> <p><em>Swoger said the HUD is considering L.A.'s map for its best practices. He said the map is saving L.A. government a lot of time and effort.</em></p> <p>Bing!</p> <p><em>-=Virtual Jerry </em></p> <p><a href="https://1kf4ia.blu.livefilestore.com/y1mB2L-BUBa18I3oDkdLqSSDEzPHE0BElBqORfQXQyBqeK4kZZivmbRJP 8-WgMkwa7XTZgoGGrc5bUhFPgXZk0rpQbkDugeghQ6LKx_pTwByL YRnWpjHCckVyJUEVQxwazAAaIYCqfmKlaxiMZwk2vfuA/image[7].png" rel="WLPP"><img style="border-bottom:0px;border-left:0px;display:inline;border-top:0px;border-right:0px" title="image" border="0" alt="image" src="https://1kf4ia.blu.livefilestore.com/y1mJmS_qCSAbEE5eH7ppbrYQ_q61_qtc7kOefpB1cfTK45luQo 3f11XpwEdGDLGmo75nlVMLouegkO_wjPgCCo3Hj29Di1c33iTM eOe1P-YG84TgtXYyAkCNRAFnjKymRoOIm81TMSg8JLGm3GSKGnj6Q/image_thumb[3] 4AED836A.png" width="594" height="205" /></a></p>

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