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Transformation Rolls On

From Affordable Housing Finance

Latest Data Shows New Hires Often Priced Out of Housing

Workers in many newly filled jobs still may not be able to afford to rent or own housing at the wages currently being offered, according to the latest edition of the MacArthur-supported Paycheck to Paycheck database ...

Report Finds Importance of Utility Usage Data In Efforts to Reduce Energy Consumption and Housing Costs

Living Cities today formally announced the release of a study analyzing whole building utility usage databases for the nation’s multifamily housing stock.

Housing Affordability Problems Worsen For Working Households

Despite the continuing depreciation in home values, housing affordability is significantly decreasing for America's working owners and renters.

Study: Rental Affordability Worsens After Recession

From the Wall Street Journal

To Rent, or to Buy?

From the Washington Post

Harvard: Many Renters are Having a Tough Time

From the Boston Globe
  • 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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Allison Clark

Associate Director, Impact Investments
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Mijo Vodopic

Senior Program Officer, Climate Solutions

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Senior Grants Manager, Impact Investments
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Mindy Martinez

Coordinator, Community & Economic Development

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer