2011 How Housing Matters Conference Videos
November 2, 2011 | Publication | How Housing Matters, Housing Policy Research, Housing

In early November 2011, the National Building Museum, in partnership with MacArthur and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, hosted a day-long conference about the latest research that offers insights into innovative, cross-disciplinary solutions to meet housing needs and improve the lives of low-income families and communities across the nation. View video of the conference below.


 

2011 How Housing Matters conference: Julia Stasch, MacArthur Foundation Vice President for US Program moderates a keynote conversation with US Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

 

2011 How Housing Matters conference: Welcome from Chase Rynd and Hon. Raphael Bostic
 
2011 How Housing Matters conference: Housing as a Platform for Education

Panelists examine the importance of stable, affordable housing to education; and discuss innovative policies and programs that connect housing with high quality schools and education programs.

 
2011 How Housing Matters conference: Housing as a Platform for Economic Opportunity

Panelists explore the possible linkages between stable, affordable housing with increased income, job opportunities and supports.

 

 
2011 How Housing Matters conference: How Housing Matters Research Network overview with Thomas Cook, professor of Sociology, Psychology, Education, and Social Policy, Northwestern University.

 

 
2011 How Housing Matters conference: Housing as a Platform for Health

Panelists discuss how quality, safe and stable housing can lead to improved physical and mental health outcomes for children, families and older adults; and practical models for providing health services and supports that may lead to cost savings to the nation's health system.

 

 
2011 How Housing Matters conference: Evidence to Policy and Practice

Leading voices from field will reflect on the day’s conversations and future directions for policy and practice.