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Dr Renée Lane


Dr Renée Lane

Research Analyst, AHURI

Renée is a research analyst for AHURI Professional Services with a background in homelessness research and housing policy in Aotearoa. She previously worked for Te Tūāpapa Kura Kāinga – the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development as project lead for the development of Aotearoa’s first homelessness and housing need indicators. She also worked in housing policy at the Ministry for Social Development with a focus on social housing and emergency housing.

Renée’s PhD was part of the Ending Homelessness in New Zealand: Housing First research programme funded by the MBIE 2016 Endeavour Fund. Her research examined central government and public sector understandings of homelessness in Aotearoa and how they impacted a local Housing First response to homelessness.