Vince Wang

Ruoniu (Vince) Wang is an Assistant Professor in the Runstad Department of Real Estate in the College of Built Environments at the University of Washington. He studies spatial justice and inclusive communities, including their impacts reflected in the built environment, human behaviors, and policy interventions. Vince joined the University of Washington after serving six years as the research manager and director in a national non-profit organization Grounded Solutions Network. He has designed and conducted a U.S. Census of inclusionary housing policies, a U.S. census of community land trusts, and a national performance evaluation of shared equity homeownership programs. His research expands to policy evaluation for the two largest federal assisted housing rental programs in the U.S.: the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program and the Housing Choice Voucher program. Vince grounds his research with applied tools to democratize data for low-income communities.


Ph.D., College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida, 2015

MS Urban and Regional Planning, University of Florida, 2010

BE Urban Planning, Sichuan University (China), 2008

Current Teaching

RE 397: Introduction to Real Estate Data Modeling (undergraduate)

RE 497/597: Real Estate Data Modeling (undergraduate and MSRE)