Anya Lawler has spent nearly two decades working in land use and housing policy at the state level. She has extensive expertise with Housing Element Law, the regional housing needs allocation process, Density Bonus Law, inclusionary housing policy, and anti-displacement policy, among others.
Prior to joining Western Center, she worked for a decade as a committee consultant in the state Assembly, and served as the deputy director for policy at the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research. She is committed to advancing just, equitable, inclusive development policies to ensure that Californians with the lowest incomes have access to safe, stable, affordable homes in every community throughout the state.
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