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Vincent Reina

Tue, Mar 1, 2022    1:15pm

Rent relief? Access and impact of pandemic rental assistance

Lecture by Vincent Reina, Associate Professor of Planning and Urban Economics, Faculty Director of the Housing Initiative at Penn, University of Pennsylvania .

The federal government provided much needed support to renters during the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of emergency rental assistance. This talks provides a macro overview of the forms that assistance took and presents preliminary findings on the impact of rent relief on households in Philadelphia.

Vincent Reina is an associate professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania, and the Faculty Director of the Housing Initiative at Penn. Reina is also the editor in chief of the journal Housing Policy Debate. His research focuses on urban economics, low-income housing policy, household mobility, neighborhood change, and community and economic development and has been published in various peer-reviewed journals. In 2018 he worked with City of Philadelphia to write its first citywide housing plan, and in 2021 led the team that developed the City of Cleveland’s Housing Plan. Reina was a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the NYU Furman Center, a Lincoln Institute for Land Policy Scholar, and a Coro fellow. He was a Steering Committee member for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on COVID-19, Housing, Foreclosure, and Eviction, and is on the Social Science Advisory Council for the Poverty Race & Research Action Committee. Reina previously worked at the Local Initiatives Support Corporation and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

This lecture will be presented virtually, please register in advance for the Zoom webinar link.

Organized by the PhD students in the Urban Planning Program at Columbia GSAPP. Free and open to the public.

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