Supporting more balanced, forward-looking housing policies that acknowledge the importance of affordable rental housing and the role that various attributes of housing may play in promoting strong, resilient families and vibrant communities. Read our strategy and the current status of our work


"REO-to-Rental Meets Affordable Housing"

Affordable Housing Finance
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"Building New Networks for Efficient, Affordable Housing"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Related Grantee: Energy Foundation
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Using Housing Policy to Promote Economic Mobility

A report by the Urban Institute identifies a range of evidence-based housing policies that can be used to promote economic opportunity and upward mobility. Read More
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Forum to Explore Health and Housing Issues

The Health and Housing Expert Forum by the Bipartisan Policy Center will feature different monthly commentary contributors from various parts of the health and housing sectors. Read More
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Foreclosures Down in Chicago Area

A report on Chicago regional housing market conditions finds new foreclosure filing activity declined substantially in 2014 and fell to or below 2006 levels in most parts of the region. Read More
  • The Preservation Compact: A Rental Housing Action Plan for Cook County

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  • Three Case Studies for How Housing Matters



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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
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Debra Schwartz

Managing Director
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Allison Clark

Associate Director
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Ianna Kachoris

Senior Program Officer
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Mijo Vodopic

Senior Program Officer
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Lucy Blanco

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