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Michael Stegman

Michael Stegman

Nonresident Fellow


Michael Stegman is a nonresident fellow at the Urban Institute, a visiting professor at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, and Distinguished Professor emeritus and founding chair of the department of public policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Previously, he was senior policy advisor for housing in the Obama White House at the National Economic Council, following serving three years as counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury for housing finance policy. As a top housing policy advisor, he coordinated administration policies on housing finance reform, access to credit, and other housing issues. Previously, he served as assistant secretary for policy development and research at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton administration, and was deputy assistant secretary for research at HUD under former president Jimmy Carter.

Stegman serves on the advisory board of Home Partners of America and has previously held nonresident fellow positions at the Milken Institute, the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, the Center for Household Financial Stability at the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, the Center for Community Capital at UNC-Chapel Hill, and the Bipartisan Policy Center.

Stegman has a BA in political science from Brooklyn College, an MCP and PhD in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania.

Centers & Initiatives

Housing Finance Policy Center