Peter A. Tatian is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute's Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center who researches housing policy and community development. Based in Washington, DC, Tatian leads NeighborhoodInfo DC, a neighborhood data system and civic engagement tool for the District of Columbia that is part of Urban’s National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership. He also advises nonprofits on performance management and evaluation and heads Urban’s work providing technical assistance on data collection and use to grantees of the US Department of Education's Promise Neighborhoods initiative.
Tatian directed the evaluation of the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling program, which has provided counseling services to over one million troubled homeowners. He has also studied the impacts of public and supportive housing on neighborhoods and has worked on housing policy reform in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.