Government and Public Policy

affordable housing

The Economics of Housing Affordability

June 24, 2022 / Comments Off on The Economics of Housing Affordability

Housing is a crucial aspect of society. Unfortunately, the costs of housing can be so disproportionately high relative to income levels that people simply can’t comfortably afford it. Not only is housing affordability a concern in many US metropolitan areas, it is a concern across the globe. With the large number of individuals and families […]

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Financing Green Infrastructure: Lessons from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

June 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Financing Green Infrastructure: Lessons from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Communities in the Chesapeake Bay watershed and across the nation are deploying green infrastructure to manage stormwater and provide economic, environmental, and social benefits for residents. Large cities such as Baltimore, Washington, and Philadelphia are leaders in the use of green infrastructure to 1) fulfill regulatory mandates (i.e., reducing combined sanitary-storm sewer overflows, or CSO) […]

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J. Patrick Killian

May 10, 2022 / Comments Off on J. Patrick Killian

Patrick Killian is a Senior Advisor at Econsult Solutions. Mr. Killian has devoted 50 years to public and government service on the local, state and federal levels. A graduate of Scranton Preparatory School and the University of Scranton with a degree in Political Science, Killian pursued his Masters degree in American History, prior to being […]

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Sylvie Gallier Howard

May 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Sylvie Gallier Howard

Sylvie Gallier Howard is a Senior Advisor at Econsult Solutions and Founder & CEO of Equitable Cities Consulting, a practice focused on expanding the field and impact of inclusive, equitable economic development. Sylvie Gallier Howard has extensive experience leading organizations and diverse teams in the non-profit, private, and public sectors. In her most recent tenure […]

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William A. Smith

May 10, 2022 / Comments Off on William A. Smith

William A. Smith has worked in the financial services industry for more than 40 years. At Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, his management responsibilities included the growth of community and economic development and CRA compliance initiatives for the Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Southern New Jersey regions. He provided technical and financial assistance to the Philadelphia region’s […]

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Pamela Harper

May 10, 2022 / Comments Off on Pamela Harper

Pamela M. Harper is a Senior Adviser of Econsult Solutions. With over 30 years of experience, her areas of expertise include compliance, regulatory and public affairs within the financial and transportation industry sectors. Currently, she is a Member of Griesing Law where she focuses on providing strategic advice to clients, including privately held as well […]

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