Housing

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

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Four Lessons from Four Decades of Impact Investing

Managing Director of Impact Investments Debra Schwartz articulates four key lessons from the Foundation's impact investments work spanning more than 30 years.
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Collaborative to Invest in Affordable Housing

Funders for Housing and Opportunity will invest in programs with the goal of ensuring individuals and families who spend more than half of their income on rent – or have no homes at all – can afford safe ...
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Growth in Rental Housing Market May be Coming to End

A decade of growth in the rental housing market may be coming to an end, according to the 2017 America's Rental Housing report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
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$100 Million Fund Continues Critical Efforts to Preserve Affordable Rental Housing

A $100 million fund will make available flexible capital to nonprofit housing providers so they can acquire quickly properties that are at risk of becoming unaffordable.
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Affordable Housing Provides Opportunity

Senior Program Officer Mijo Vodopic provides opening remarks to the launch of the 2017 Rental Housing Report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
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