Nicholas Lundgren

Nicholas Lundgren is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience in affordable housing and economic development law and policy in the government, for-profit, and non-profit sectors.  Lundgren is currently the General Counsel of New Destiny Housing Corporation, a non-profit supportive housing developer in New York City that seeks to end the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness for low-income families and individuals by developing and providing permanent affordable housing and support services.  Previously, Lundgren was the General Counsel of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, the nation's largest municipal housing preservation and development agency.  In 2012, Lundgren helped to form the State of Connecticut's Department of Housing and served as Deputy Commissioner, assisting DOH to create and preserve affordable housing and reduce and end homelessness statewide.  Lundgren has also been an attorney in private practice and at the NYC Economic Development Corporation and, earlier in his career, was one of the founders of the Community Development Project at the Legal Aid Society of New York City.  Lundgren received his B.A. from Stanford University and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

Classes (Selected)

  • CRP 5074 Economic and Community Development Workshop: Affordable Housing Wksp: Law, Policy, and Practice

Awards, Grants, and Fellowships (Selected)

  • Equal Justice Works Fellowship (2000–2002)
  •  Kaufman Fellowship (2000)
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