Urban Planning Faculty - Kirk McClure
Teaching and Research Interests
- Housing Affordability, Community Development, Real Estate Development
Areas of Expertise
- Housing: Affordable housing programs and finance
- Real estate development: Market anaysis, project feasiblity
UBPL 710, Introduction to Housing Policy
UBPL 714, Local Economic Development Planning
Class project 2010
Class project 2009
UBPL 742, Quantitative Methods II
UBPL 764, Real Estate Development Planning
- B. Arch., U. of Kansas, 1973
- B. A., Urban Studies, U. of Kansas, 1974
- Master of City Planning, M.I.T., 1978
- Ph.D., City Planning, U. of California, Berkeley, 1985
- Urban Affairs Association Award for Best Paper Presented, 2004. Annual Conference of the Urban Affairs Association.
- Fannie Mae Foundation Award for Best Research in Housing, 2002, Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
- Fannie Mae Foundation Award for Best Research in Housing, 1997, Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning.
- Jack and Nancy Bradley Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997, School of Architecture and Urban Design, University of Kansas, 1997
"The Prospects for Guiding Housing Choice Voucher Households to High-Opportunity Neighborhoods," Cityscape 12(3):101-122, 2010.
“Rethinking Federal Housing Policy,” with John Landis. Journal of the American Planning Association 76(3):319-348, 2010.
“Are Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Developments locating where there is a shortage of affordable units?,” Housing Policy Debate 20(2):153-171, 2010.
“Deconcentrating Poverty With Housing Programs,” Journal of the American Planning Association 74(1):90-99, 2008.
“The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program Goes Mainstream and Moves to the Suburbs,” Housing Policy Debate 17(3): 419-446, 2006.
"Comment on Victoria Basolo and Mai Thi Nuyen's 'Does Mobiliy Matter? The Neighborhood Conditions of Housing Voucher Holders by Race and Ethnicity'," Housing Policy Debate 16(3/4): 347-359, 2005.
"Rent Burden in the Housing Choice Voucher Program," Cityscape 8(2): 5-20, 2005.
"Deconcentrating Poverty Through Homebuyer Finance Programs," Journal of Urban Affairs 27( 3): 211-233, 2005.
"Deciphering the Need in Housing Markets: A Technique to Identity Appropriate Housing Policies at the Local Level," in Journal of Planning Education and Research 24(4): 361-378, 2005.
"Section 8 and Movement to Job Opportunity: Experience after Welfare Reform in Kansas City," in Housing Policy Debate 15(1): 99-131, 2004.
“Monitoring Retail, Office and Industrial Markets,” in Land Market Monitoring for Smart Urban Growth, Gerrit Knaap, editor, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Lincoln Land Institute, pp. 265-286, 2002.
“The Twin Mandates Given to the GSEs: Which Works Best, Helping Low-Income Homebuyers or Helping Underserved Areas?” Cityscape 5(3): 107-143, 2001.
"The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit as an Aid to Housing Finance: How Well Has it Worked?" Housing Policy Debate 11(1): 91-114, 2000.
"Housing Vouchers versus Housing Production: Assessing Long-Term Costs,” Housing Policy Debate 9(2): 355-371, 1998.
Links to papers
Lawrence Retail Market Conditions 2007
Housing Affordability in Lawrence
Housing Growth and Decline in the Neighborhoods of Lawrence
Growth and Change in the Workforce of Lawrence Kansas
Retail Market Growth Report to City 1998
Housing Needs in Kansas 2003
Letter to City Commission on Wal-Mart 3-25-03