Katie Visalli
Katie Visalli
Research Assistant
Housing Finance Policy Center

Katie Visalli is a research assistant in the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her research focus is on mortgage relief programs and racial equity. Visalli presented her undergraduate research, titled “Racial Differences in Forbearance and Refinancing among Low-Income Homeowners during COVID-19,” at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management 2021 Fall Research Conference.

Visalli graduated magna cum laude with research distinction from the Ohio State University with a BA in philosophy, politics, and economics. She is currently pursuing a master of public policy at American University.

Research Areas
Housing finance
Race and equity
Housing affordability
Housing finance data and tools
Impact of crises on housing
Racial barriers to housing