Remote Work and Housing Challenge – 2021
Worked with technology firms and stakeholders to anticipate and prepare for post-pandemic housing and migration trends.
Guided private firms in their development of custom data tools that integrate public and independent data sources.
Critical Information Infrastructure Modernization
The HUD Headquarters building, constructed in 1965, needs modernization of its energy and information systems. The Office of Innovation evaluated an innovative solution using private sector funding.
The preliminary assessment determined the project is technically and financially feasible.
Looking beyond the traditional experts a challenge (with a prize) encourages participation in a competition looking for a novel solution.
The primary outcome of the Sprint is the software products generated by the participating technology firms.
INNOVATIVE HOUSING SHOWCASE 2019
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the National Association of Home Builders cohosted the inaugural Innovative Housing Showcase on June 1-5, 2019 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Building technologies that can make housing more affordable and resilient.
STANDARDIZE PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT (PRA) PACKAGE SUBMISSION
The Office of Innovation and representatives of the Chief Information Technology Officer and the Office of Policy Development and Research collaborated on creating a standardized format for drafting PRA submission packages.
The effort has been suspended pending designation of a permanent Chief Data Officer and support staff.
STANDARDIZE ENVISION CENTER QUARTERLY REPORTS
The Office of Innovation and Office of Field Policy and Management collaborated on creating a standardized format for reporting quarterly reports by EnVision Centers. This was a year-long project in 2020.
This collaboration resulted in a streamline and efficient way of reporting quarterly reports on the EnVision Center website.
EnVision Center Showcase
The Office of Innovation and Office of Field Policy and Management hosted an EnVision Center Showcase on August 1st, 2019 for our Interagency Working Group (IAWG).
Increased participation of federal agency partners in types of services provided in EnVision Centers.
EnVision Center Demonstration
The EnVision Center Demonstration offers access to households and individuals to supportive services that can help them increase their capacity to achieve self-sufficiency.
An effective model to integrated delivery of federal, state, local, and private programs towards self-sufficiency.