|Abbreviated title (ISO 4) J. Urban Aff.|
Publication history 1979-present
|Discipline Urban studies|
Edited by Laura Reese
|Publisher Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Urban Affairs Association|
The Journal of Urban Affairs is a peer-reviewed academic journal published five times per year by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Urban Affairs Association. It was established in 1979 and the current editor-in-chief is Laura Reese (Michigan State University). The journal covers metropolitan and community problems and urban society.
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 0.84, ranking it 20th out of 37 journals in the category "Urban Studies".