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Dan Immergluck

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Dan Immergluck is a professor in the Urban Studies Institute at Georgia State University in Atlanta. His research concerns housing markets, neighborhood change, urban poverty and racial dynamics, financial markets and urban form, and community and economic development practice and policy.

Eviction Reduction Should Be an Explicit Goal of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program

The largest source of subsidy for building affordable housing doesn’t come with meaningful eviction reduction requirements, or even incentives. But it could.

Atlanta's BeltLine bike path bordered by new homes.

Sustainable for Whom? Large-Scale Sustainable Urban Development Projects and “Environmental Gentrification”

Absent a fundamentally new approach to redevelopment planning that places housing affordability at the center of the process, large-scale sustainable development projects are likely to become engines of what has been termed “environmental gentrification.”


The Foreclosure King Ascends to Treasury

There is considerable unease in the housing and community development world about the future of federal policy, including support for vouchers, fair housing, and other critical policies and programs. While […]

The book cover for "Preventing the Next Mortgage Crises" by Dan Immergluck.

How to Prevent the Next Mortgage Crisis

Yes, we need to finally achieve certainty in our housing finance system. But not the way most people are suggesting.

Housing Advocacy

Community Developers, Don’t Ignore This Housing Finance Reform Bill

As the U.S. emerges from the housing crisis, the fundamental architecture of mortgage markets is being decided. Although it is sometimes hard for community developers to think about topics as […]

Community Development Field

The Power of a Community-Based Development Coalition

Building sustainable coalitions is an important element to strengthening community-based development organizations (CBDOs) and increasing their influence on local and state policies. To accomplish that, coalitions benefit from favorable political […]