Lily Posey is a research assistant in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. Her research interests include homelessness and housing instability, housing policies and programs, and the intersection of housing with health and economic mobility. Her research has also explored housing needs in rural and tribal areas, permanent supportive housing programs, and food distribution programs in tribal areas.
As an undergraduate, Posey interned with the Town of Davidson and conducted independent research projects through the economics department of Davidson College. Posey graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Davidson College.