Vince Wang is a research manager at Grounded Solutions, a housing non-profit organization. His research focuses on evaluating affordable housing policies and programs, geography of inequality and residential mobility. Before, he conducted research at the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies at University of Florida in Gainesville on poverty dispersal housing programs and how they collectively affect the prospects of publicly subsidized low-income households. He developed an Opportunity Housing Locator to help families with rental vouchers find affordable housing in opportunity-rich neighborhoods.
Wang has worked on several U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grant projects, and his work has won awards from the Florida Planning and Zoning Association and the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association. He has a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Florida in Gainesville.
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Shimberg Center for Housing Studies at University of Florida in Gainesville
Areas of Expertise: Land Use Modeling, Housing Policy and Evaluation, Transportation Planning
Location: Camas, WA
Heard in Lecture at the University of Florida: Evolution Of The Housing Choice Voucher Program
Added September 2015
Last updated January 2021.