John N. Robinson III

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John N. Robinson III is assistant professor of sociology at Princeton University. His work examines affordable housing policies, public finance and municipal politics, and lies at the intersection of urban studies, economic sociology, and the study of race and racism.
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Why Housing Policy Should Include More Funding for Home Repairs

Researchers found that older homeowners in St. Louis averaged $13,000 in unmet home repairs. Here’s how advocates can measure home repair need in their own cities, and why repairs make a difference.