News in “Addressing the Nation's Housing Challenges”

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BPC Co-Chair, Former Senator Call for Housing Finance Reform

The nation’s housing finance system is still in need despite the fact Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are now turning a profit, argue Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission Co-Chair Henry Cisneros and former U.S ... Read More
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Health and Housing Task Force to Address Issue of Aging Population

The task force will underscore the synergies between health care and housing to foster improved health outcomes, cost savings, and enhanced quality of life for America’s aging population. Read More
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Infographic Illustrates Who Needs Housing Assistance

The Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission has put together an infographic illustrating the impact its 2013 recommendations to reform federal rental assistance programs would have. Read More

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 ... Read More
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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

Bipartisan Commission to Address Future of U.S. Housing Policy

A new Bipartisan Housing Commission, supported by MacArthur through a grant to the Bipartisan Policy Center, will address the long-term challenges facing a struggling housing sector. Read More