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Leiha Edmonds is a research associate in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute.
Before joining Urban, Edmonds was a research assistant at the Great Cities Institute in Chicago, a transportation and mobility planner for the City of Evanston, Illinois, and was a community organizer in cities across the Midwest.
Edmonds holds a bachelor’s degree from American University and a master’s degree in urban planning and policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Research AreasAging Economic Growth and Productivity Housing and Housing Finance Neighborhoods, Cities, and Metros Poverty, Vulnerability, and the Safety Net
Centers & InitiativesMetropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center
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