Rebecca Yae

Rebecca is a senior research analyst at the National Low Income Housing Coalition, where she focuses on the effectiveness and implementation of emergency rental assistance programs. She has a background in public health and is a recent graduate of the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program at the University of Michigan. During her graduate program, she worked on issues related to housing, regional planning, and governance. As part of her capstone project, Rebecca supported União dos Movimentos de Moradia, São Paulo (Union of Housing Movements, São Paulo), União Nacional por Moradia Popular (National Union for Popular Housing), and Movimento dos Trabalhadores Sem Terra Leste 1 (Movement of Landless Workers of East District 1) in researching on, advocating for, and enhancing a national legal framework for self-managed housing and collective property in Brazil.