Chiara Valli is an urban geographer interested in housing and planning and their relations to social justice. After her PhD degree in Social and Economic Geography at Uppsala University, Chiara has conducted a postdoc project at the University of Gothenburg and one at IUR within the [CRUSH] (https://www.iuresearch.se/research/housing/crush/) project. She is currently employed as a postdoc researcher in the project [Smart cities for city officials] (https://www.iuresearch.se/research/smart-cities/for-city-officials/) . Chiara’s research interests include: housing, housing financialisation, gentrification, segregation, Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), smart cities, labour precarity, urban activism, participatory and visual research methodologies. She has conducted fieldwork in Italy, US, and Sweden. From December 2021, Chiara will start the project [Financialization of everyday life in Sweden. Intersectional perspectives on housing and labor precarity] (https://www.iuresearch.se/research/housing/financialization-of-everyday-life-in-sweden-intersectional-perspectives-on-housing-and-labor-precarity/) .