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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How Housing Matters in Chicago

An interactive discussion with experts and practitioners about how having decent, stable, affordable housing effects children's educational outcomes, the health and well-being of children and adults. Read More
RSS

"Mortgage Market on the Mend"

The New York Times
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Healthcare Reforms Open Door to Housing Collaborations

Center for Housing Policy research identifies the opportunities and describes promising programs and developments in different parts of the country that have developed since the Affordable Care Act took effect. Read More
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Report Examines Effects of Homelessness on Children’s Health

Interventions focused on preventing child and family homelessness can be especially effective before birth, according to a research brief by Children’s HealthWatch and the Center for Housing Policy at the National Housing Conference. Read More
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Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Units Produce Multiple Benefits

Retrofitting multifamily housing units to be more energy efficient has several benefits beyond the cost of energy saved, according to a report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. The MacArthur-supported report finds that additional ... Read More

"Who Can Make Housing Affordable?"

Realtor Magazine
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  • 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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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Debra Schwartz

Debra Schwartz

Managing Director, Impact Investments
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director of Impact Investments
Portrait of Ianna Kachoris

Ianna Kachoris

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Mijo Vodopic

Mijo Vodopic

Senoir Program Officer
Portrait of Lucy Blanco

Lucy Blanco

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar

Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget
Portrait of Louise Powell

Louise Powell

Team Coordinator

Media Contact

Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

Portrait of Maurice Samuels

Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation