Lucy Wood

Lucy Wood is a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, where she also serves as Senior Attorney on the Texas Title Project in the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law. She has previously served as co-director of the Center’s Contract for Deed Prevalence Project and director of its Supported Housing Project. Prior to joining the UT faculty, she managed the Austin-based regional office of Disability Rights Texas, where she represented persons with disabilities in civil rights cases, including cases involving housing issues.

Homeownership Without a Net

Despite some new reforms, low-income households buying homes outside the traditional mortgage market are still at tremendous risk—and often legal limbo.