Andrew Justus

Andrew is a fellow with Smart Growth America. He supports the Thriving Communities team.

Prior to joining Smart Growth America in 2019, Andrew was an attorney with the Detroit Land Bank Authority, a quasi-independent part of the city government. At the DLBA he practiced public nuisance law with the goal of spurring owners of blighted and vacant residential properties to put them to productive use, or sell to someone who would. He holds degrees in law, urban and regional planning, and journalism. Andrew enjoys cycling, good maps, and long train trips.

Andrew can be reached at ajustus [at] smartgrowthamerica [dot] org.