Hackathon 2016

Chicago Cityscape Pins



mapping examples in HTML and JavaScript https://drive.google.com/open…

One person in each team, or one person overall, just has to go to thedeveloper.here.com website to register for the 90-day trial This will give the keys so everything can work (explained in the readme file). let me know if there are questions and let the participants know to email me at [email protected] and I’ll try to answer what I can.


Resources for quickstart code to build all kinds of apps




• How many units are built to the ARO onsite?

• Show burden of vacant land; pockets of underdevelopment; chart how much vacant land
• Who are our allies (what alderman)? Is there a creative way to use tiffs to keep people in their homes?
• How do we hold targets accountable?
 • tool to scrape online resources about zoning
• relationship between new development & nonprofit orgs
• solution-based storytelling
• scraper for notices of community meetings, tenant meetings,
• open meeting violation acts


8:00       Closed program begins for accepted applicants 
Gozamos/[email protected] Techies 5 min
Sponsor Thank  You
Hackathon Process & Expectations 7 min
Housing Issues in [email protected] Communities 10 min
Housing Organizations Introduction 10 min
Dissect & Discuss 40 min
Vote on topics to focus on/Split up into groups 10 min

10-on Start hacking      

12:00 PM Working lunch

2:00 PM    Raffle    

5:00 PM Latina Girls Code visit  

5:30 PM Working dinner

8:00 PM    Public Program
Teams Presentation


[email protected] Techies Github

Websites Housing Orgs Use

Cook County Assessor’s Office

Cook County Recorder of Deeds

Cook County Tax Portal

IL Secretary of State Corp/LLC Lookup

Real Info

Data Sites

Census American Community Survey Data

ChiHackNight Data Resources

City of Chicago Data Portal

City of Chicago Data Portal (Github)


Federal Housing Finance Agency Data Sets

HUD Data Sets

HUD Office of Policy Dev & Research Data


Institute for Housing Studies at Depaul Data Portal  

Open City: Civic Apps Built with Open Data

State of Illinois Data Portal/Housing

U.S. Census/Housing

WBEZ Chicago Public Data

Data Sets

Census Data – Selected socioeconomic indicators in Chicago, 2008 – 2012

City-Owned Land Inventory

Building Violations

Affordable Rental Housing Developments

Problem Landlord List

Building Violations

TIF District Programming

TIF Funding Sources and Uses by TIF, Fiscal Year, and Type

TIF Balances by Fiscal Year

TIF Balance Sheets

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Projects

TIF Status and Eligibility

FOIA Request Log – Zoning and Land Use Planning

Population by 2010 Census Block

CDPH Environmental Complaints

Public Health Statistics- Life Expectancy By Community Area


List of Contractors Doing Business with the City Of Chicago

Housing and Economic Development Payment Receipts

Public Health Statistics – Screening for elevated blood lead levels in children aged 0-6 years by year, Chicago, 1999 – 2013

FOIA Request Log – Planning and Development

Performance Metrics – Housing & Economic Development – Affordable Multi Family Homes

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Performance Metrics – Housing & Economic Development – Single Family Homes

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Budget – 2017 Budget Recommendations – Appropriations

FOIA Request Log – Community Development