Ira Goldstein joined Reinvestment Fund in 1999 and as President of Policy Solutions leads all research on housing, community and economic development issues related to Reinvestment Fund’s organizational goals and mission. Prior to joining Reinvestment Fund, he served as the director of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity for the mid-Atlantic region at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. For more than 25 years, Goldstein has been a Lecturer for the University of Pennsylvania’s Urban Studies program. He instructs undergraduates and graduate students in research methods, statistics, and housing policy. He holds a Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. in Sociology from Temple University.