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Miguel Dávila Uzcátegui


Miguel Dávila Uzcátegui


Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston


Rappaport Public Policy Fellow



Rappaport Public Policy Fellows spend 10 weeks each summer serving within the highest levels of state and municipal governments in the Greater Boston Area. The program includes students from graduate and professional programs at local universities.

Graduate School

Undergraduate School
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Phil Puccia, Senior Vice President for Education and Not-for-Profit Banking, JP Morgan and Rappaport Institute Advisory Board and Max Wynn, Program Manager for NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development and former Rappaport Public Policy Fellow

Department of Neighborhood Development, Boston

Jessica Boatright, Deputy Director, Neighborhood Housing Development Division

Description of Fellowship
Miguel joined Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development. There, he designed a tool aimed at tracking the hard costs of affordable housing construction during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also helped provide a comprehensive policy update to the Acquisition Opportunity Program’s Request for Proposals notice. Miguel’s work has facilitated monitoring COVID-19 impacts on the City’s affordable housing development portfolio as well as applying practical policy solutions to protect more Boston residents from displacement and gentrification.