Our Team


Sonja Trauss

Sonja Trauss has been organizing pro-housing renters in 2014. She co-founded California Renters Legal Advocacy and Education Fund with Brian Hanlon in 2015, and has been enforcing state housing law ever since. She is the director of YIMBY Law.


Ben Libbey

Ben has been in and around the pro-housing movement for the majority of his professional career. He believes passionately in making California a welcoming place for all, and manages intake for YIMBY Law.