Sally Scott

University of Iowa
Public Policy Center

Sally Scott joined the Housing and Land Use Program in 2012 and is focused on building collaborative partnerships with academic, nonprofit, government and for-profit organizations in Iowa and across the Midwest.  Her research interests include the development and targeting of neighborhood revitalization strategies, the impact of foreclosure prevention counseling, and the role of faith-based organizations in stabilizing housing and neighborhoods following the Eastern Iowa floods of 2008. Previously, Dr. Scott worked in Baltimore, Maryland, leading collaborative community development initiatives to revitalize neighborhoods at risk of decline, mitigate the impact of foreclosure on low and moderate-income families, and create a statewide network of community development practitioners. 

Participates in: Place-Based Inclusion