- Christina Stacy, MA, PhD
- Steve Barlow, MA, JD
- Joseph Schilling, JD, BA
Research Project Description
The Memphis team is studying the wide range of public health impacts related to housing code enforcement (HCE) interventions in Memphis, Tennessee. The project’s research aims to understand the health and public safety impacts of housing code cases, propose the best approach to enforcing housing codes, and explore the systematic differences of housing quality and health outcomes between low-income, predominately minority neighborhoods and affluent, predominately white neighborhoods.
Christina Stacy, MA, PhD
Christina Stacy is a Senior Research Associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her research focuses on the intersection of economics and urban spaces and more specifically, how housing, local economies, and crime interact.
Steve Barlow, MA, JD
Steve Barlow works for Neighborhood Preservation, Inc., a policy advocacy organization that coordinates the private sector, public sector, nonprofit and foundation efforts to address chronic abandonment of structures and to transform neighborhoods.
Joseph Schilling, JD, BA
Joseph Schilling is a Senior Research Associate at the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center and Policy Advisory Group at the Urban Institute. His research and expertise are in reclaiming vacant properties, urban sustainability, and municipal and civic capacity building.