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Online Mapping Program Helps Assess Abandoned House Situation in Camden

Matt Ball on November 25, 2013 - in Maintenance, Security

While abandoned property contributes to blight and crime in Camden, no one has ever measured its vastness.

That may change in the coming months because of a city-wide mapping program that helps quantify the problem. Developed by a coalition of nonprofits and agencies, an early version of the map went online this weekend.

The data from city-based CamConnect allows for a neighborhood-by-neighborhood look at assessments, sale prices, property class, whether the building is owner-occupied and the age of the home.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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