Philip Garboden

HCRC Professor in Affordable Housing. Assistant Professor, UHERO and Department of Urban and Regional Planning


Ph.D. in Sociology, 2018. Johns Hopkins University, MD. 

M.S.E. in Applied Math and Statistics, 2018. Johns Hopkins University, MD 

M.A. in Public Policy, 2011. Johns Hopkins University, MD. 

B.A. in Classical Greek and English Literature, 2002. Swarthmore College, PA.

Research Interests


Apartment buildings

UHERO Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Hawaii’s Rental Properties

UHERO has partnered with landlord and property management organizations to initiate a statewide data collection effort related to the impacts of the COVID-19 crises on …


Survey results for woman owned businesses

By Philip Garboden and Isabelle Picciotto An update to the original survey results: These tables divide our findings by whether or not the business …

Waikiki Kalakaua St

Survey update shows widespread hardship for local businesses

By Philip Garboden and Isabelle Picciotto Additional results for woman owned businesses: Three months ago, UHERO released findings from its initial survey of businesses …