Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania Dept of City & Reg Planning

Vincent Reina is an Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning, and the Faculty Director of the Housing Initiative at Penn at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on urban economics, low-income housing policy, household mobility, neighborhood change, and community and economic development. Reins has also engaged with the field of practice in various ways. In 2017 he helped the City of Philadelphia develop its framework and strategy for preserving its stock of existing subsidized housing, in 2018 worked with City of Philadelphia to write its first citywide housing plan, in 2019 worked with stakeholders in Cincinnati to develop a housing strategy, and is currently working with Cleveland to develop its 10-year housing plan. He holds a PhD in Public Policy and Management from USC, an MBA with a concentration in Economics and Real Estate Finance from NYU’s Stern School of Business, an MSc in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford, and a BS with honors in Urban Studies from Cornell University.

Speaking at the Following:

Mar 16

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Transcending the Redline: Case Studies in Planning for Prosperity

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Cities are leveraging the understanding of the role that development policy and practice has played in the segregation of and disinvestment in black communities to advance equitable residential development strategies that will meet future housing needs while seeking to remedy the harms of past discriminatory practices. Panelists will discuss examples of residential equity strategies that […]