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Hilary Botein

BoteinHilary Botein is an Associate Professor at the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College and has taught classes on nonprofit housing development, public regulation of land use and housing policy. Her current research focuses on subprime lending in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, and labor unions and affordable housing.  She is available to comment on the following topics:

— Low income housing

— Community development policies

Prior to her academic career, Botein worked for eighteen years as an attorney and policy analyst on affordable housing and economic justice issues, primarily in New York City.

Botein’s work work has appeared in several publications including Housing Policy Debate,  Nonprofit Management and Leadership, the Journal of Urban History, Planning Perspectives, Urban Affairs Review, and the Journal of Planning Literature.

Botein received her B.A. from Swarthmore College, her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law and her Ph.D. from the Division of Urban Planning at Columbia University.

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