John Hans Gilderbloom
John I. “Hans” Gilderbloom is considered a legendary figure in urban affairs. His fingerprints are all over cities throughout the world. He has been credited as a major player in getting legislation passed at the local, state, and federal level: fair rent ordinances passed in over 100 cities, eviction control legislation, Americans with Disabilities Act, HOPE VI, calmer streets legislation, and defending environmental protection laws.