Solomon Greene is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute, where his research focuses on how land-use and housing policy can improve access to opportunity and how data and technology can support more inclusive urban development.
Before joining Urban, Greene was a senior adviser at HUD, where he helped develop a new federal regulation to reduce residential segregation and served as HUD's principal adviser on the United Nations process for setting global sustainable development goals. Before that, Greene was a senior program officer at the Open Society Foundations, where he managed the foundation's grants and programs on affordable housing, community development, and fair access to credit.
Greene has been a law fellow at NYU Furman Center, an adjunct professor at NYU Wagner, a law clerk on the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and a litigation associate at Munger, Tolles & Olson. Greene serves on the board of directors for the National Housing Law Project and on the advisory board for the Up for Growth National Coalition. He has also served on the board of the Neighborhood Funders Group.