Wednesday, March15, 2017 at 11:30 AM EST
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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 
1000 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

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Ann Carpenter

Senior Community & Economic Development Adviser

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

"Housing Affordability in the Atlanta Area"



Ann Carpenter is a senior community and economic development adviser at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, specializing in housing and neighborhood revitalization. Her recent work includes studies on blight remediation and the loss of low-cost rental housing in the Southeast.

Prior to joining the Atlanta Fed, Carpenter was a senior research associate at the Georgia Tech Research Institute's (GTRI) Socio-Technical Systems Division. There, she specialized in the areas of sustainability, community resilience, and emergency management planning.

Carpenter earned a bachelor's degree in architecture from the University of Michigan and master's and doctorate degrees in city and regional planning from Georgia Tech. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and a member of the Urban Land Institute's Center for Leadership Class of 2017.