Lydia Lo

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Lydia Lo is a research associate with the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. A qualitative and quantitative researcher, her topical areas of expertise lie in land use law’s effects on housing market affordability, in applied systems analysis and systems change theory, and in describing the community development sector.
Young female volunteer in mask gives an elderly man boxes with food near his house. Quarantined, isolated.

Blame Policies, Not Places, for Poor Health

Shifting blame from people to ZIP codes is not enough to create healthy communities. Here’s how to do better.