IHC Global is greatly saddened to report the passing of Tom Kingsley on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Tom was a noted urban scholar and the author of many influential papers on housing and urban development in the US and internationally. After a long, distinguished career, Tom most recently served as Senior Fellow at the Urban Institute and last year was the recipient of the Urban Institute’s Mastermind Award. Tom joined the Urban Institute in 1986 and directed the Public Housing and Finance policy center at Urban for more than a decade. Among his many contributions, Tom founded the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership in 1996.
IHC Global was honored to have Tom as an engaged Senior Technical Advisor, actively contributing to our thinking and work, and we will miss his keen intellect and his great humanity. Memorial services are planned for Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 11 am at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church (3001 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016). There will be a reception afterwards. The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to Medstar Georgetown University Hospital, Office of Philanthropy (3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington, DC 20007).