Defender of Neighborhoods
Michael Johnson, University of Massachusetts Boston
Foreclosures have devastated neighborhoods, and not just those in inner cities. How can a community development corporation compete with private realtors to acquire a core of foreclosed properties and rehabilitate them in an effort to save a neighborhood? Michael P. Johnson of the University of Massachusetts Boston, author of Community-Based Operations Research and Chair of the INFORMS Section INFORMS Section on Public Programs, Service, and Needs, explains how math modelers help small groups with limited resources do a lot of good.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. INFORMS reserves the right to edit any comments posted on this site.