Katie Fallon is a senior policy program manager in the Urban Institute’s Research to Action Lab. She coordinates research and strategy to accelerate innovations in housing access and racial equity.
Before joining Urban, Fallon worked as the director of housing policy at Ohio’s Housing Finance Agency, where she led research and policy development focused on homeowner stability, homelessness, and affordable housing programs. Previously, she worked on developing equitable transportation and health systems at the Rockefeller Foundation.
Fallon started her career working on land tenure and housing stability at Nica HOPE, an economic development organization working with families living in La Chureca, Nicaragua.
Fallon received her bachelor’s degree in public policy with a concentration in urban affairs from Princeton University and holds a PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she researched racial and spatial inequality.