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Katie Visalli
Research Analyst
Housing Finance Policy Center

Katie Visalli is a research analyst in the Housing Finance Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her recent work focuses on loss mitigation, LGBTQ+ homeownership, and housing market trends via the At a Glance monthly chartbook. Before joining Urban, 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.

Research Areas
Housing finance
Race and equity
Sexual orientation, gender identity, and expression
Climate change, disasters, and community resilience
Housing Finance at a Glance: A Monthly Chartbook
Racial barriers to housing
Housing finance data and tools
Housing finance reform
Housing affordability
Impact of crises on housing
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