David Listokin

David Listokin, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor and Co-Director of Center for Urban Policy Research, and Graduate Director
B.A., Brooklyn College; M.P.A. Bernard College; M.C.R.P. and Ph.D., Rutgers University


Contact Information

Civic Square Building, room 487

Phone (848) 932-2374

Fax (732) 932-2363

E-mail listokin@rutgers.edu


Research Interests

  • Housing and Land Development
  • Development ImpactAssessment
  • Historic Preservation


Graduate Courses

  • Housing and Development Studio


Publications and Activities

  • Housing and Economic Development in Indian Country: Challenges and Responses (2002)
  • The Potential and Limitations of Mortgage Finance to Expand Homeownership (2002)
  • Linking Vision with Capital: Challenges and Opportunities in Financing Smart Growth (2001)
  • Barriers to the Rehabilitation of Affordable Housing (2001)
  • Making New Mortgage Markets (2000)



David Listokin is a Professor at the Center for Urban Policy Research of Rutgers University. Dr. Listokin, co-director of the Center, is a leading authority on community and fiscal impact analysis, housing policy, land-use regulation, and historic preservation. He has written and edited 25 books, including The Subdivision and Site Plan Handbook, Development Impact Assessment, The Fiscal Impact Handbook, Living Cities, Landmarks Preservation and the Property Tax, and Mortgage Lending and Race.


Over the past two decades, Dr. Listokin has served as principal investigator for a wide range of clients, including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of State, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Fannie Mae Foundation, and the Twentieth Century Fund. Dr. Listokin's model residential subdivision and site plan ordinance, co-authored with Carole Walker, has been adopted by New Jersey as the statewide uniform code. Dr. Listokin is currently working on a HUD-funded study analyzing regulatory impediments to rehabilitation and on an analysis funded by the National Parks Service that quantifies the economic benefits of historic preservation.


Complete Curriculum Vitae (C.V.)