Vincent J. Reina
Vincent Reina is Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning at PennDesign. His research focuses on urban economics, low-income housing policy, household mobility, and the role of housing in community and economic development. Reina previously was a Fellow at the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at NYU, a Research Associate at the Lusk Center for Real Estate at USC, a Coro Fellow, and worked at LISC and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. He received his BS in Urban Studies from Cornell, an MSc in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford, an MBA from NYU, and his PhD from the University of Southern California, Sol Price School of Public Policy. His doctoral dissertation, entitled “The Impact of Mobility and Government Rental Subsidies on the Welfare of Households and Affordability of Markets,” examines the behavior of landlords who provide affordable housing and the formation of policies to ensure the availability of affordable housing for low income households. It received the 2016 Dissertation Award from the Association of Public Policy and Management, recognizing notable public policy analysis and management contributions.
- PhD, Public Policy and Management, University of Southern California 2016
- Master of Business Administration, New York University 2012
- Master of Science, Social Policy, University of Oxford 2005
- Bachelor of Science, Urban Planning, Cornell University 2002
Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, PennDesign
City and Regional Planning
Reina, V.J., and C. Kontokosta.2017. “Low Hanging Fruit? Regulations and Energy Efficiency in Subsidized Multifamily Housing.” Energy Policy, vol. 106 (2017), 505-513.
Lens, M.C. and Reina, V. 2016. “The Impact of Housing Subsidy Expirations on Access to Opportunity Neighborhoods.” Housing Policy Debate, 1-19.
Reina, V. and J. Belgey. 2014. “Will They Stay or Will They Go: Predicting Subsidized Housing Opt-outs.” Journal of Housing Economics, 23:1-16.
Dastrup, S., McDonell, S., and V. Reina. 2012. “Household Energy Bills and Subsidized Housing.” Cityscape, 14 (1):127-147.
Reina, V. and M. Williams. 2012. “The Importance of Using Layered Data to Analyze Housing: The Case of the Subsidized Housing Information Project.” Cityscape, 14 (1):215–222.