headshot photograph of NDC staff Lukas HagenWe are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our team, Mr. Lukas Hagen, who brings with him a wealth of experience and insights from the field and academia and will play a crucial role in supporting the formulation of policy recommendations for NDC members.

With his experience with Habitat for Humanity and AmeriCorps, Lukas brings a practical mindset to address challenging situations. His academic expertise in urban planning and public policy enables him to combine this practical approach with theoretical insights, ensuring that NDC’s policy and advocacy proposals are well-informed by the latest research, data analyses, and policy case studies.

When asked about his motivation to join NDC, Lukas expressed a deep passion for service and a commitment to living out those values through his professional work. He was drawn to NDC by its outstanding reputation and impactful contributions to the community, as recommended by highly respected colleagues.

Lukas’s dedication to affordable housing stems from his belief that housing is a fundamental right that profoundly affects individuals and communities. He views housing stability as a cornerstone for a safe and prosperous life, emphasizing its impact on physical and mental health, social life, schooling, and resilience to climate change.

Please join us in welcoming Lukas Hagen to the NDC team!

Connect with him on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/lukas-hagen-mpp-4a4866227