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Steven C. Bourassa, Ph.D.

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Steven C. Bourassa, Ph.D.

Director, Undergraduate Studies in Urban and Public Affairs,  KHC Real Estate Research Professor, and Coordinator, Graduate Certificate Program in Real Estate

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Research and Teaching

Dr. Bourassa's research interests focus on urban housing and land policy, with an emphasis on issues related to housing and land tenure. Recent publications have explored the impacts of tax policies on home ownership and the use of community land trusts to provide affordable housing. He is the co-editor, with Yu-Hung Hong, of Leasing Public Land: Policy Debates and International Experiences, published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in 2003.  He serves on the Boards of Directors of Louisville's Metropolitan Housing Coalition and the Center for Neighborhoods.

Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy (City and Regional Planning), University of Pennsylvania, 1988

Master of Arts (Geography), Temple University, 1982

Bachelor of Arts (Geography, with High Honors and Distinction), University of Delaware, 1977


Course Syllabi

PLAN 602/PADM 601 Statisctics for Public Affairs

PLAN 634 Real Estate Finance and Investment



Curriculum Vita



Office:     Urban Studies Institute, Room 100

Phone:     (502) 852-5720

Email:      Click Here

Mailing Address:

Department of Urban and Public Affairs

University of Louisville

426 W. Bloom Street

Louisville, Kentucky 40208

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