Lu Chen

Lu Chen is a Director and Senior Economist at Moody’s Analytics. She has worked in the commercial real estate industry for over a decade. Lu has deep knowledge in urban economics and credit risk models, with special focus on metro/regional CRE market performance, housing affordability and affordable housing, senior housing, student housing, and urban migration. Lu’s insights have featured in leading industry and national publications, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance, Axios, The Hill, and Scotsman Guide.