Addressing the Nation's Housing Challenges

The next several decades will bring dramatic shifts in demographics and family structure coupled with decreased income stability. In an effort to address these challenges while considering the next generation’s housing needs, the Foundation launched the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission, which released recommendations in 2013.

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About the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission

The Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission crafted realistic and actionable policy recommendations that address near-term problems and long-term challenges while recognizing the imperative to restore the country's long-term fiscal health. Read More
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MacArthur's Signature Housing Preservation Effort Replicated

MacArthur's initiative to support the preservation of affordable rental housing in Chicagoland, the Preservation Compact, is being replicated. Read More
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Residential Construction Will Continue to Play Key Role in U.S. Economy

Current population trends suggest a demand for millions of new housing units over the next ten years, according to a report from the Bipartisan Policy Center, which is supported by MacArthur. Read More

Housing Expert Forum

This monthly online forum is intended to foster interactive and substantive discussion about pressing housing issues. Read More
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Demographic Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Housing Markets

A new report identifies dwindling rates of homeownership, especially among African Americans and Hispanics. Read More
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Bipartisan Housing Commission Launch

The Bipartisan Policy Center launches its MacArthur-supported Housing Commission, which aims to reform the nation’s housing policy by crafting a package of realistic and actionable policy recommendations that consider the near-term and address the long-term ... Watch
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Remarks by Julia Stasch at Launch of Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission

MacArthur Vice President Julia Stasch discusses the importance of adapting housing policy to an ever-changing socioeconomic reality. Read More