How Housing Matters

How Housing Matters to Families and Communities explores the notion that affordable housing may be an essential "platform" that promotes positive outcomes in education, employment, and physical and mental health, among other areas.  Read our strategy

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2014 How Housing Matters Conference

This free day-long event will explore how having stable, secure, and affordable housing affects child development and education, physical and mental health, and long-term economic success. Read More

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Evaluating the Homebuyer Tax Credit and Other Policies

A series of $22 billion in tax credits approved in 2009-2010 intended to stimulate housing demand did produce modest results in the short term. Read More
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Housing Partnership Equity Trust Acquires Second Property

The MacArthur-supported Housing Partnership Equity Trust has expanded its portfolio by purchasing a multifamily property in California. Read More
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The Preservation Compact: Preserving Chicagoland's Future

The Preservation Compact brings together the region's public, private, and nonprofit leaders to preserve affordable multifamily rental housing in Cook County. Watch

"Renting the American Dream"

From The Atlantic Cities
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"Are Homeowners Jealous of Renters?"

From The Boston Globe
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"Study: Home Buyers Leery"

From the Boston Herald
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