The Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) and NeighborWorks America are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2010 Edward M. Gramlich Fellowship in Community and Economic Development, Abigail Pound and Eduardo Andres Berlin Razmilic. They will develop analytical projects based on 10 weeks of on-site research with NeighborWorks America.
This summer, Pound, an M.P.A. candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School, will research possible strategies for the future of mortgage lending and potential intersections between nonprofit and for-profit social enterprise business models.
Razmilic, a practicing architect for 10 years and an M.Des.S. candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, will explore what constitutes a “choice community” and the criteria for evaluating the sustainability of housing units and neighborhoods for individual households. He will also research the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s place-based policy agenda.
Honoring the late Edward “Ned” Gramlich, the fellowship is a competitive summer program that provides a unique blend of academics and field experience. Designed for mature, forward-thinking Harvard students, the program provides an opportunity to learn, explore, and make a difference.
To learn more about opportunities for students at the Joint Center for Housing Studies, visit the JCHS Web site.