Erika C. Poethig

Erika C. Poethig works at the Urban Institute. She recently served as acting assistant secretary for policy development and research at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The Next President's Urban Opportunity

There’s a lot a new administration could do to help America’s cities, with or without Congress.

Where It's Hardest for the Poor to Make Their Rent

In many places, there aren't enough affordable housing options to go around.