HUD and HHS Test Match Data to Benefit HUD-Assisted Households

WASHINGTON – In a ground-breaking cross-agency collaboration, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) produced the first-ever dataset of HUD-assisted households that includes Medicare and Medicaid claims data.  Despite the potential usefulness of combining administrative data across agencies, such projects are rare and…

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United States Postal Service Collects Housing Data for HUD

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has created a database – called the Address Management System – that contains property data on nearly all mailing addresses within the country. These data hold significant potential because they describe the universe of housing addresses within the United States and are frequently updated. The US Department of Housing…

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