Director, Up for Growth Action Board of Directors; Project Manager at ECONorthwest
Roderick (Rod) Hall is a project manager at ECONorthwest with a background in research and data analytics, affordable housing finance, and community organizing and public engagement. Rod joined ECONorthwest in 2021 and will be overseeing a range of projects that include housing policy and planning, displacement risk analysis and anti-displacement strategy, real estate and development feasibility, and structural inequities. In 2021, Rod presented at the National American Planning Association Conference on data-driven innovation to modernize zoning for equity for the City of Los Angeles, emphasizing the role of redlining and spatial racism as the underlying factors to a multitude of problems in American cities.
In 2021, the Los Angeles chapter of the American Planning Association awarded Rod an award of merit for the Outstanding Young Planner category.