Atticus Jaramillo

Assistant Professor of Planning and Real Estate Development


  • Real Estate Development
  • School of Landscape Architecture and Planning
  • Urban Planning
Atticus Jaramillo

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Areas of Expertise

  • Housing policy
  • Community development planning


  • Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • BS in History and Political Science, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse


Atticus Jaramillo, PhD, specializes in housing and community development planning. His research explores how housing policies and programs affect the health, economic and neighborhood outcomes of low-income adults and their children. He has led and assisted with several policy evaluations for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, including evaluations of the Rental Assistance Demonstration, Moving to Work Demonstration and Jobs Plus Demonstration. 

Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Atticus was a visiting assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. He received his Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a master’s degree in planning from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. 

News, Research and Projects

HUD grant recipients

Drachman Institute Will Help Establish New Center to Study Housing Equity and Sustainability with $3M Federal Grant

Researchers from the UArizona Drachman Institute, along with colleagues from ASU, NAU and the University of New Mexico, will research housing security, climate and health with a focus on Hispanic and underserved communities in the arid Southwest.