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David P Varady

Title: Professor
Office: 6205 Daa Addition
Tel: 513-556-0762
Email: david.varady@uc.edu

David Varady, FAICP, is a Professor in the School of Planning and teaches courses in Housing Systems, Planning Theories, Theories of Urban Spatial Structure, Social Justice and the City and Capstone Project (Urban Studies), . He is author of six books, nine book chapters and over 60 journal articles and 60 book reviews on neighborhood development, segregation, and low-income housing policies. Professor Varady has held Visiting Scholar positions at TU-Delft (Netherlands), City of Helsinki, Rutgers University, University of Glasgow, the National Association of Realtors, and the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. Since 2005, Varady has been Book Review Editor for the Journal of Urban Affairs. In 2008, Varady received UC's prestigious Revischl Award for Scholarly and Creative Work. Currently Professor Varady is co-editing The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning.

Research Information

Research Interests

Public Housing Polices and Programs Housing and Related Programs to Attract and Hold Middle-class Families in Cities, U.S.-U.K. Comparative Housing Policies, Neighborhood Upgrading and Gentrification, Neighborhood Racial Change and Ethnic Settlement Patterns

Research Support

  • (PI), Varady, David, Community Development Work Study Program, Department of Housing and Urban Development. (CDWS-OH-04-120), $90,000.00. 08/31/2004 to 08/31/2006. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Varady, David, Community Development Work Study Program, Department of Housing and Urban Development. (CDWS-OH-02-039-01), $89,344.00. 05/02/2002 to 07/31/2004. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Varady, David, Community Development Work Study Program, Department of Housing and Urban Development. (CDWS-OH-00-009-1), $78,742.00. 09/01/2000 to 08/31/2002. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Varady, David, Community Development Work Study Program, Department of Housing and Urban Development. (CDWS-OH-01-009-001), $89,499.00. 03/21/2001 to 07/31/2003. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Varady, David, Community Development Work Study Program, Department of Housing and Urban Development. (CDWS-OH-98-039), $70,740.00. 09/01/1998 to 06/30/2000. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Varady, David, Community Development Work Study Program, Department of Housing and Urban Development. (CDWS-OH-99-027), $97,760.00. 09/01/1999 to 08/31/2001. Status: Closed.

Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Varady, D., Jaroscak, J., & Kleinhans, R. (2016). Urban Research and Practice.
  • Varady, David (2015). Designating great neighborhoods will never be easy: A response to "What is a great neighborhood? An analysis of APA's top rated places by Emily Talen. Journal of the American Planning Association, 81 (4), 312.
  • Varady, D., Kleinhans, R., & Van Ham, M. (2015). The potential of community entrepreneurship for neighbourhood revitalization in the United Kingdom and the United States. Journal of Enterprising Communities, 9 (3), 253.
  • Varady, D. P., Wanng, X., Murphy, D., & Stahlke, A. (2013). How housing professionals perceive effects of the HCVP in suburbia. Cityscape, 15 (3), 105.
  • Varady, David (2013). Housing policies for ethnic minorities in developed countries: An Editorial Introduction. Geography Research Forum, 33, 1.
  • Varady, D., & Kleinhans, R. (2013). Relocation counseling as a tool to prevent negative spillover effects? Learning from Gautreaux and other mobility programs.. Housing Studies, 28 (2), 163.
  • Varady, D., & Kleinhans, R. (2013). Moving Out and Going Down? A Review of Recent Evidence on Negative Spillover Effects of Housing Restructuring Programs in the the United States and the Netherlands. . International Journal of Housing Policy, 11 (2), 155.
  • Varady, D., & Dekker, K. (2011). A Comparison of Dutch and US public housing revitalization policies: The similarity grows? . Urban Research and Practice, 4 (2), 123.
  • Varady, D., Wang, X., Wang, Y., & Duhaney, P. The Geographic Concentration of Housing Vouchers, Blacks, and Poverty over Time: A Study of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Urban Research and Practice, 3 (1), 31.
  • Varady, David (2010). What should housing vouchers do?. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 25, 391.

Published Books

  • Varady, David P. (2007). Neighborhood Choices: Section 8 Housing Vouchers and Residential Mobility. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research.
  • Varady, David P. (2005). Desegregating the City: Ghettos, Enclaves and Inequality. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
  • Varady, D. P., Wolfgang F.E., & Russell, F. P. (1998). New Directions in Urban Public Housing. New Brunswick, NJ: Center for Urban Policy Research.
  • Varady, D. P., & Raffel, J. A. (1995). Selling Ciuties: Attracting Homebuyers Through Schools and Housing Programs. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
  • Varady, David P. (1986). Neighborhood Upgrading: A Realistic Assessment. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
  • Varady, David P. (1979). Ethnic Minorities in Urban Areas: A Case Study of Racially Changing Communities. Boston: Martinuus Nijhoff Publishing.
  • Preiser, W. F., Varady, D. P., & Russell (In Press). Future Visions of Urban Public Housing. Abington OX, UK: Routledge (Co-Author).
  • Anacker, K., Nguyen, M. T., & Varady, D. P. (In Progress). The Routledge Handbook of Housing Policy and Planning. New York City: Routledge (Co-Author).

Book Chapters

  • Varady, D., Kleinhans, R., & Dekker, K. (2014). Une rénovation qui ameliore la situation des quartiers et de leurs habitants mais a des effets négatifs sur d’autres quartiers environnants? Une comparaison États-Unis/Pays-Bas. In Lelevrier, Christine (Eds.), Urban Renovations in Europe Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes.
  • Varady, David (2011). What Should Housing Vouchers Accomplish? . In Silverman, Robert M.; Patterson, Kelly L. (Eds.), Fair and Affordable Housing in the US: Trends, Outcomes, Future Directions (pp.157). What Should Housing Vouchers Accomplish? : Koninklijke Brill NV. Inc.

Other Publications

  • Varady, David P. (2016). (Under Review). Review of "The Re-emergence of Co-housing in Europe" by Lidewij Tummers. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.
  • Varady, David P. (2016). (In Press). Review of "Integrating the Inner City: : The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation" by Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph. Journal of the American Planning Association.
  • Varady, David P. (2015). (In Press). Review of "Public Housing Myths: perception, reality and social policy," Edited by Nicholas Dagen Bloom, Fritz Umbach and Lawrence J. Vale. Journal of the American Planning Association.
  • Varady, David P. (2015). Review of "The Housing and Economic Experiences of Immigrants in US and Canadian Cities, Edited by Carlos Teixeira and Wei Li". Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.
  • Varady, David (In Press). Review of "The Federal Government and Urban Housing" by R. Allen; "Little White Houses: How the Post war Home Constructed Race in America," by Dianne Harris; "The Culture of Property: Race, Class, and Housing Landscapes in Atlanta, 1880-1950," by LeeAnn Lands; "Two Centuries of Residential Development and Planning in the National Capitol Planning Area," Edited by Richard Longstreth, and "Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago," by Preston H. Smith II. Journal of Urban History.
  • Varady, David P. (2016). Review of "Purging the poorest: public housing and design politics of twice-cleared communities" by Lawrence J. Vale. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 30, 531.
  • Varady, David P. (2014). Review of "Segregation: A Global History of Divided Cities," by Carl H. Nightingale . Journal of Planning Education and Research, 34 (2), 249.
  • Varady, David P. (2014). Review of "Making New York Dominican: Small Business, Politics and Everyday Life," by Christian Krohn-Hansen. Urban Studies, 51 (1).
  • Varady, David P. (2014). Review of "Neighbourhood Effects Research: New Perspectives," by Maarten van Ham, David Manley, Nick Bailey, Ludi Simpson, Duncan Maclennan (Eds.), . Journal of Housing and the Built Environment.
  • Varady, David (2013). Review of "Staging the New Berlin," by Claire Colomb. Urban Studies, 50, 228.
  • Varady, D. P., & Bryan, A. R. (2012). Review of "Regaining the Dream: How to Renew the Promise of Homeownership for America’s Working Families," by Roberto G. Quercia, Allison Freeman, and Janneke Ratcliffe. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 27 (3), 401.
  • Varady, David P. (2012). Review of "The Community Land Trust Reader."John Emmeus Davis (editor), . Journal of the American Planning Association, 78 (2)-216.
  • Varady, David P. (2012). Review of "Second Cities: Globalization and Local Politics in Manchester and Philadelphia," by Jerome I Hodos. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 27, 261.
  • Varady, David P. (2011). Review of "Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks," by Silvia Dominguez. Teachers College Record (Columbia University).
  • Varady, David P. (2011). Review of "The Integration Debate: Competing Futures for American Cities," by Chester Hartman and Gregory D. Squires (eds). . Housing Studies, 27 (2), 291.
  • Varady, David P. (2012). Review of "Brown in Baltimore: School Desegregation and the Limits of Liberalism," by Howell S. Baum. . Journal of Planning Literature, 26 (4), 432.
  • Varady, David P. (2011). Review of "Moving to Opportunity: The Story of an American Experiment to fight Ghetto Poverty," by Xavier de Souza Briggs, Susan J. Popkin, and John Goering. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 26, 233.
  • Varady, David P. (2010). Review of "City in Sight; Dutch Dealings with Urban Change," by. Jan Willem Duyvendak, Frank Heendriks, and Mies van Niekerk (eds.). Journal of the American Planning Association, 76 (4), 523.
  • Varady, David P. (2010). Review of "Blueprint for Disaster: The Unraveling of Chicago Public Housing," by .. D. Bradford Hunt. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 25 (4), 375.
  • Varady, David P. (2011). Review of "Searching for the Just City: Debates in Urban Theory and Practice," Peter Marcuse, James Connolly, Johannes Novy, Ingrid Olivo, Cuz Potter, and Justin Steil (eds.) . Journal of Regional Science, 51 (1), 208.
  • Varady, David P. (2010). Review of "Foreclosed, High-Risk Lending, Deregulation and the Undermining of America’s Mortgage Market," by. Dan Immergluck. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 29 (4)-298.
  • Varady, David P. (2010). Review of "From Despair to Hope: HOPE VI and the New Promise of Public Housing in American Cities. Henry Cisneros and Lois Engdahl (eds). Housing Studies, 25 (1), 119.

Presentations & Lectures

Paper Presentations

  • Varady, David P.; Matos, Fatima (05/20/2016). Comparing public housing revitalization in a liberal and a Mediterranean society (US v. Portugal) . International Symposium on Urban Planning and Environment, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Varady, David P. (06-2015). American residential segregation: Five books, five viewpoints. . European Network for Housing Research, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Varady, David; Kleinhans, Reinout; Van Ham, Maarten (07-2014). What can British community enterprises learn from American community development corporations? . European Network for Housing Research, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Varady, David P.; Badinghaus, Andy (07-2013). Citywide Development Corporation in Dayton, Ohio, USA . RC43 Conference, International Sociological Association, Amsterdam.
  • Varady, David P. Katoshevski, Rachel (06-2013). Housing Policies for Ethnic Minorities in Developed Societies: A Comparative Case Study Analysis of Five Countries . European Network for Housing Research, Tarragona, Spain.
  • Varady, David, Jaroscak (06-2013). Promoting Poverty Deconcentration Through Landlord Outreach: A Case Study of Cincinnati, Ohio’s Housing Choice Voucher Program . European Network for Housing Research, Tarragona, Spain.
  • Varady, David P.; Wang, Xinhao; Murphy, Dugan; Stahlke, Andrew (07-2012). America’s Housing Choice Voucher Program Shifts to the Suburbs, Reclustering or Dispersion? A Case Study of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Association of European Schools of Planning, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Varady, David P.; Kleinhans, Reinout (07-2011). Making American Public Housing Revitalization Succeed: Preventing and Countering Neighborhood Negative Spillover Effects. European Network for Housing Research, Toulouse, France.
  • Varady, David P. Neighborhood Restructuring and Relocation in America. (Plenary paper) . Conference on “Neighborhood Restructuring and Resident Relocation,” OTB-TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands.
  • Varady, David; Kleinhans, Reinout (11-2010). Moving Out and Getting Down. Conference on Neighborhood Restructuring and Resident Relocation, OTB-TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands.

Colloquia

  • Varady, David P.; Matos, Fatima (06-2016). Comparing public housing revitalization in a liberal and a Mediterranean society (US v. Portugal) . Public Housing Experts Symposium, Department of Geography, University of Lisbon.
  • Varady, David P. (03/31/2016). Cincinnati Metropolian Housing Authority Residents' Symposium, Cincinnati, OH.
  • (07-2012). America’s Housing Choice Voucher Program Shifts to the Suburbs, Reclustering or Dispersion? A Case Study of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Urban and Regional Planning Department Seminar, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul.

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 09-1971 to 07-2016, Professor, School of Planning, University of Cincinnati,.
  • 06-2010 to 07-2016, Visiting Scholar, Delft University of Technology, Delft.

Student Advising

  • Dyson, Ryan (Master), Chair.
  • Kim, Jongwoong (Doctoral), Committee Member. Status: In Progress
  • Kwiatkowski, Caitlyn (Master), Committee Member. Status: Completed (2014)
  • Schweinhart, Eric (Master), Committee Member.
  • Ezme, Albeniz (Master), Chair.
  • Badinghaus, Andy (Master), Chair.
  • Jaroscak, Joseph (Master), Chair.
  • Bryan, Ashley (Master), Committee Member.
  • Bergh, Maria (Master), Committee Member.
  • Stahlke, Andrew, Chair.
  • Murphy, Dugan (Master), Chair.
  • Behrens, Rigel (Master), Chair.
  • Vann, Mary (Master), Chair.
  • Duhaney, Patrick (Master), Chair.
  • Schmitt, Ryan (Undergrad), Chair.
  • Klosterman, Kelly (Undergrad), Chair.
  • Wang, Yimei (Master).
  • Wyerman, Katy (Master), Chair.

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 1971 to 2016 ,American Institute of Certified Planners, . College of Fellows (FAICP)
  • 1971 to 2016 ,American Planning Association,
  • 1980 to 2016 ,Urban Affairs Association,
  • 1994 to 2016 ,European Network for Housing Research,

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