2017 Symposium Industry Report: Pay for Success

About the Author

STEFANO RUMI is a senior research fellow at the Pay for Success Lab at the University of Virginia, where he studied Sociology and Social Entrepreneurship as a Jefferson Scholar. His research interests revolve around a multidisciplinary approach to the future of affordable housing. He draws on sociology, urban planning, and finance to explore innovative financing mechanisms like Pay for Success contracts and understand the social consequences of neighborhoods on individual upward mobility and community cohesion. His recent lectures include Housing and Urban Poverty, a semester-long undergraduate seminar course taught at the University of Virginia. Stefano is a 2017 Clinton Global Initiative U Scholar and a 2014 U.S. Presidential Scholar, one of the nation’s highest honors for students. stefanorumi@virginia.edu

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