Prof. Langley C Keyes, Jr

Professor of City and Regional Planning, Emeritus

Primary DLC

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

MIT Room: 9-316

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Housing Policy
Community Development
History of Federally Assisted Rental Housing from 1961 to the Present
Housing, Community, and Economic Development (HCED)

Research Summary

Lang has experience in both the professional and academic worlds. His professional work includes: Chairman, Massachusetts Government Land Bank, Special Assistant for Policy Development, Massachusetts Executive Office of Communities and Development; Director, Housing Development for Boston Model Cities Program; and Associate Director, Greater Boston Community Development, Inc. His current research interests include the role of CDCs in community development, welfare-to-work and state housing policy. Lang teaches Introduction to Housing and Community Economic Development Lang's Seminar, Planning and Institutional Processes (Domestic), and co-teaches Housing and Human Services.

Recent Work