Low-income communities continue to grapple with poor housing quality, high energy costs, and disproportionate health burdens stemming from fossil fuel pollution in their homes and communities.
Yu Ann Tan is an associate with RMI’s Carbon-Free Building program where she works to provide regulatory and policy solutions to support city and state efforts in decarbonizing their building stock. Most recently, she has been working on the health and air quality ramifications of building electrification across the country.
Yu Ann comes to RMI with experience in the deep decarbonization of affordable housing in New York City. Yu Ann deepened her deep decarbonization knowledge when she was selected as an Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps (EDFCC) fellow in 2019 with the New York City Housing Authority. Yu Ann received her Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, focused on energy and environment.
MPA, Energy and Environment, Columbia University
BSocSc, Psychology and Journalism, University of Hong Kong