Moha ThakurPublic Engagement and Policy Associate
Moha Thakur first joined the National Housing Trust in 2018 and now serves as the Public Engagement and Policy Associate, after previously serving as a Policy Fellow. Her duties include building and maintaining a network of regional alliances across the country, each with the goal of increasing civic engagement among residents of affordable housing and to share their unique stories. These alliances are designed to change the way we advocate, shifting beyond traditional housing stakeholders through coalition building and community engagement with affordable housing residents and property staff across the nation. Moha also focuses on state and federal public policy initiatives to preserve affordable housing to create sustainable, vibrant communities for low-income families. She is the NHT policy contact for D.C. affordable housing policy.
Prior to working at the National Housing Trust, Moha worked at the Australian National University supporting academic research through financial reporting, budgeting and the management of public grant funding.
Moha graduated with a Master of Public Policy degree from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy completing her Master’s thesis on the efficiency of Capital Bikeshare docking stations in the Washington D.C. metro area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Commerce from the Australian National University.