Clare Smith is a Research Manager in the Health Lab who works on projects in the housing stability portfolio.

Prior to joining Urban Labs, Clare worked for organizations in both Chicago and Los Angeles focused around supporting individuals experiencing homelessness through housing support, job preparation services, and mental health services. She is a former AmeriCorps volunteer. Clare earned her Master of Arts degree in Social Service Administration (MSW equivalent) from the University of Chicago's School of Social Service Administration, concentrating on social administration and addressing social inequalitites through policy and practice. Clare received her Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Eastern Illinois University.