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Poor Quality Housing Is Tied to Children’s Emotional and Behavioral Problems

Housing quality and housing stability matter to children’s well-being, according to MacArthur-supported research detailed in a How Housing Matters Policy Brief. Read More
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Travel, Tourism Workers Struggle to Cover Housing

In the midst of a housing and economic recovery, many travel and tourism sector workers struggle to afford housing in metro areas across the country, according to a new report by the Center for Housing Policy. Read More
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Rental Housing in the New Economy

The Preservation Compact recently gathered experts for its first annual conference "Rental Housing in the New Economy" to discuss and plan for how to best protect affordable rental housing stock. 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. Read More

"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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How Housing Matters Survey Finds American Attitudes Transformed by Housing Crisis, Changes in Lifestyle

National Opinion Survey finds strong support for Rental housing and more balanced national housing policy, even as Americans believe the housing crisis continues. Read More