Stephanie Sweeney

Stephanie Sweeney

Professional Summary

Professional Background: Stephanie Sweeney is a Community Development Consultant, pursuing her PhD in Regional Planning at the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning (DAAP).

Certifications:  Stephanie Sweeney & Associates has been designated as a WBE, woman-owned business in the state of Kentucky. I am also a certified Community Development Block Grant program administrator in the State of Kentucky. I am a non-traditional student, having completed my Masters in Community Planning at the University of Cincinnati in 2003 at the age of 42, and am back to complete my Academic Journey. 

Research and Practice Interests

Research Interest: Housing Policy, and Implementation of the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit
Dissertation Topic: Affordable Housing and Sustainable Living: A Case Study of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Developments.


Peer Reviewed Publications

Varady, David P., Raffel, Jeffrey A., Sweeney, Stephanie and Denson, Latina (2005. ) Attracting Middle-Income Families in the Hope VI Public Housing Revitalization Program .Journal of Urban Affairs, , 27 (2 ) ,149 -164

Other Publications

Sweeney, Stephanie (2021. ) Review of Gray to green communities: A call to action on the housing and climate crises, by Dana L. Bourland. Journal of Urban Affairs, 44 (1 ) ,102

Sweeney, Stephanie (2021. ) Review of Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing, revised edition, by Walker Wells and Kimberly Vermeer. Journal of Urban Affairs, 43 (5 ) ,769

Sweeney, Stephanie (2020. ) Review of A research agenda for housing, edited by Markus Moos .Journal of Urban Affairs, 43 (3 ) ,494

Stephanie Sweeney (2019. ) Review of The Divided City: Poverty and Prosperity in Urban America by Alan Mallach .Journal of Urban Affairs, 41 (7 ) ,1036

Sweeney, Stephanie (2017. ) Review of Down and out in Los Angeles and Berlin: The socio-spatial exclusion of homeless people by Jürgen von Mahs .Journal of Urban Affairs, 40 (4 ) ,606

Sweeney, Stephanie (2017. ) Review of Homelessness in New York City policymaking from Koch to De Blasio by Thomas J. Main .Journal of Urban Affairs, 40 (3 ) ,441

Sweeney, Stephanie (2016. ) Review of Schools and Urban Revitalization: Rethinking Institutions and Community Development edited by Kelly L. Patterson and Robert Mark Silverman .Journal of Urban Affairs, 38 (3 ) ,468

Sweeney, Stephanie (2016. ) Review of The Poor Among Us: A History of Family Poverty and Homelessness in New York by Ralph da Costa Nunez and Ethan G. Sribnick .Journal of Urban Affairs, 37 (2 ) ,225

Sweeney, Stephanie (2016. ) Review of How to House the Homeless, edited by Ingrid Gould Ellen and Brendan O’Flaherty .Journal of Urban Affairs, 33 (3 ) ,370

Sweeney, Stephanie (2016. ) Review of Housing Policy in the United States: An Introduction by Alex F. Schwartz .Journal of Urban Affairs, 29 (4 ) ,428

Contact Information

Practice - Stephanie Sweeney & Associates, LLC
Phone: 5132446449