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Tomi Rajninger
Research Assistant
Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center

Tomi Rajninger is a research assistant in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her research interests include community development, homelessness, affordable housing, and educational and economic equity.

Rajninger graduated from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), with a BS in statistics and a minor in public affairs. While at UCLA, she conducted research aiming to accelerate equity in computing and technology, focusing on educational pathways.

Research Areas
Neighborhoods, cities, and metros
Race and equity
Community and economic development
Housing affordability
Racial inequities in neighborhoods and community development