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Anya Lawler

Policy Advocate

Anya Lawler has over 15 years of experience working in policy at the state level, including a decade as a committee consultant in the Legislature. Her primary expertise is in housing and land use issues, including housing element law, housing finance, homelessness, and mobilehomes. She played a key role in shaping a number of the programs funded through Proposition 1C and helped ensure ongoing funding for affordable housing from cap and trade funds. She is particularly interested in sustainable development issues and ensuring that low-income communities benefit from state policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions through more compact development patterns.