House FactsBuildingsBuilding Inspections
Dr. Rajiv Bhatia
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The House Facts data standard is a uniform format for reporting government data on the operation, safety, and performance of residential buildings.
  • License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivaives 4.0 International License
  • About the Publisher: Rajiv Bhatia is a physician of social and preventative medicine and the former Director of Environmental Health for City of San Francisco. His company, The Civic Engine, maintains the standard along with Accela, Code For America, Civic Insight, and Socrata.
  • Updated by Publisher: 7/15/2014
  • Level of Use: San Francisco and Kansas City
  • Open License: Yes
  • Transferable to other Jurisdictions: The House Facts Standard was created by the City of San Francisco with the goal of it becoming a standard for use in other jurisdictions.
  • Stakeholder Participation: Technical working group on Google platform composed of several agencies including The Civic Engine, Code for America, and Socrata
  • Consensus-based Governance: An old version of the specification is posted on GitHub. Unclear whether changes made there are relevant
  • Extensions: No information
  • Machine Readable: CSV files with standard names and headers are saved in a .zip file
  • Human Readable: CSV headers are sensibly named, and descriptive documentation is provided
  • Requires Real-Time Data: Specifies the date of most recent inspection
  • Metadata: No information
Added to directory: 6/5/2017