Colin Weidig conducts evaluations, strategic planning, and quantitative analyses for philanthropic, government, and private clients. Employing both quantitative (including spatial, statistical, and analytics-based) and qualitative (including interviews and focus groups) analyses, Mr. Weidig uses research to help clients better understand their markets, programs, and policy advocacy. He is currently working on researching the impact of reverse mortgages on the Philadelphia area, analyzing the number and geography of evictions in Philadelphia, and a Market Value Analysis of Jacksonville, Florida. His previous work included evaluations of a vacant property management strategy, a weatherization assistance program, and Philadelphia’s Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program; as well as Market Value Analyses for eight cities or counties around the country. He is the co-author of The City of Philadelphia’s Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Diversion Program: Addressing the Rising Tide of Foreclosure, What if Pennsylvania Had Not Had HEMAP?, and Strategic Property Code Enforcement and its Impacts on Surrounding Markets: An Analysis of Philadelphia’s Implementation of Pennsylvania’s Neighborhood Blight Revitalization and Reclamation Act, among others.
Prior to joining Reinvestment Fund, Mr. Weidig was a staff attorney at Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent, which included representing home owners participating in the Diversion Program.