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Janae Ladet

Janae Ladet

Policy Analyst


Janae Ladet is a policy analyst in the Urban Institute’s Research to Action Lab. She works with researchers across policy centers on projects related to affordable housing, community development, and equitable development and inclusion.

Before joining Urban, Ladet was a policy fellow for the City of Philadelphia, where she organized a creative finance and affordable housing work group to find new revenue sources and reallocate existing revenue to contribute to Philadelphia’s Housing Trust Fund. She has also worked on the Building Sustainable Communities program in the Houston office of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Ladet also has experience in local campaigns, communications, and fund development.

Ladet earned her BS in political science from the University of Houston and her MPA from the University of Pennsylvania.

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