• About KRIHS
  • Organization

The organization of KRIHS is composed of the Board of Directors, Research Advisory Council, President, Vice-President, Architecture & Urban Research Institute, five divisions, and eighteen centers.

Seung-Jong Kim /
Housing & land Research Division

Tel : 044-960-0275 / Fax : 044-211-4767
Research Areas
Land Policy and Law, Compensation, Land Use Control, Land Development, Land Use for Rural Area and N. Korea


• 2008 Univ. of Seoul, Ph.D in Law


• 2002~present Research Fellow in KRIHS
• 2012~2013 Fulbright Scholar(Emory Law School)
• 2017~2021 National Real Estate Evaluation Committee Member in Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
• 2019~2021 Legal Consultant in Ministry of Government Legislation

Major Articles / books / Reports

• A Study on the Constitutional Evaluation of Land System and Policy Directions, KRIHS, 2018
• Policy Directions for Re-establishing Land Use Management System in Rural Area, KRIHS, 2017
• A Study on the Basic Plan for Real Estate Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, 2016
• Policy Directions for Changing the Roles of Public Developers in Response to the Changes of Real Estate Development Environment, KRIHS, 2016
• Introduction of Minimum Standard for Life Quality in Rural Area, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, 2016
• The Improvement of Military Protection Area system, Ministry of Strategy and Finance, 2016
• Policy Directions on Land in North Korea to Prepare for Korean Unification, KRIHS, 2015
• The Improvement of Key-money system in business building, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport, 2014
• Improvement of Compensation System for the Infringement on the Rights of Residence and Livelihood in Public Expropriation, KRIHS, 2011
• Comprehensive Plan for Public Land Reserves, LH Corp., 2010
• A Study on the Improvement of Land Regulations Preparing for the Investor-State Dispute, KRIHS, 2008
• The Rural Land Use Management for Rural Viability, KRIHS, 2007

• A Comparative Approach to the Regulatory Takings under the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution: Regarding the Indirect Expropriation of the Korea-U.S. FTA, Doctoral Thesis, Univ. of Seoul, 2008
• A Study on the Land Use Regulation in the U.S: : Focusing on Zoning System and Zoning Permits, Seoul Law Review, Vol. 22(1), 2014. 5
• Land Problems and Policy Issues in the FTA era: Preparing for Indirect Expropriation & Investor-State Dispute Settlement, Seoul Law Review Vol. 19(3), 2012. 2
• Analysis of the Criteria for Regulatory Taking under the U.S Supreme Court, Seoul Law Review Vol. 16(2), 2009
• Introduction to the Remedy for a Regulatory Taking under the U.S. Supreme Court”, Land Expropriation Compensation Law Vol. 9, 2009