Rachel G. Bratt

Rachel G. Bratt is a Tufts Professor Emerita. She was on the Tufts faculty from 1976 to 2014; from 1995-2001 and from 2004-2007 she served as chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning. During 2017, Professor Bratt was a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Professor Bratt’s research has addressed a range of questions in the field of housing and community development, with a particular focus on the role of nonprofit organizations in supplying decent, affordable housing to low-income households. She is the author or co-author of dozens of articles, book chapters and professional reports, as well as the author or co-editor of three books including: Critical Perspectives on Housing (1986); Rebuilding a Low-Income Housing Policy (1989); and A Right to Housing: Foundation for a New Social Agenda (2006).

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