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Noah Kazis

Nonresident Senior Fellow - Brookings Metro

Noah Kazis is a legal scholar whose research focuses on local government law, land use, and fair housing. He is currently a Legal Fellow at the NYU Furman Center, where his research has addressed questions of exclusionary zoning and hotel-to-housing conversions in the wake of COVID-19. 

Previously, Kazis worked at the New York City Law Department, where he represented the city in matters including the development of legislation limiting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, the defense and implementation of the city's sanctuary city policies, and two rounds of charter revision.  

Kazis is a graduate of the Yale Law School. His academic scholarship focuses on land use, fair housing, and local government law, and has been published or is forthcoming in the Harvard Law ReviewYale Law Journal, and Michigan Law Review, among others. 

Noah Kazis is a legal scholar whose research focuses on local government law, land use, and fair housing. He is currently a Legal Fellow at the NYU Furman Center, where his research has addressed questions of exclusionary zoning and hotel-to-housing conversions in the wake of COVID-19. 

Previously, Kazis worked at the New York City Law Department, where he represented the city in matters including the development of legislation limiting greenhouse gas emissions from buildings, the defense and implementation of the city’s sanctuary city policies, and two rounds of charter revision.  

Kazis is a graduate of the Yale Law School. His academic scholarship focuses on land use, fair housing, and local government law, and has been published or is forthcoming in the Harvard Law ReviewYale Law Journal, and Michigan Law Review, among others. 

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