The application has been developed by Code for America and the City of Philadelphia. Neighborhow makes it easy to find and share ways to improve city neighborhoods. User can (1) create their own Neighborhow Guides on topics they choose or (2) browse Neighborhow Guides on topics submitted to Neighborhow.
Neighborhow is based on the creation and sharing of Guides. A Neighborhow Guide can be about anything a citizen think would be useful to other people the community: how to organize a block party; how to get a free backyard tree from the city; how to track blighted properties in the neighborhood. It is s a knowledge-sharing tool for citizens and their communities. Registration allows you to share information with other users about urban improvement projects.
Neighborhow is a place to collect and share citizen knowledge about urban improvement projects like starting a blood drive or designing a mini-park.