Lynden Bond is a senior research associate at the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Bond is a licensed social worker whose direct practice and research has focused on housing, housing insecurity, and homelessness.
Before joining Urban, Bond worked as clinical supervisor in a homeless outreach program and in a permanent supportive housing program. She is passionate about and committed to using community-empowered methods and partnering with people with lived expertise in research and advocacy. Her prior research has employed qualitative and mixed methods to examine service use and barriers to care among people experiencing housing insecurity and homelessness.
Bond is currently a doctoral candidate at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work.