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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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

Affordable Rental Housing Scarce in U.S., Study Finds

From the Washington Post
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Affordability Increasingly Challenges U.S. Renters

Long-term increases in rental housing prices and utility costs combined with stagnant or falling incomes are creating escalating affordability pressures for U.S. renters.

Housing Stability Plays Positive Role in Healthy Child Development

Low-income families move much more frequently than the general population, according to a new report by the Center for Housing Policy, a MacArthur grantee.

Building Foreclosures Impact Student Mobility

New York City public school students living in buildings in foreclosure are more likely to change schools in the year following a foreclosure notice than other students.

"Prof. Plans to Study Housing Crisis Effects"

From The Daily Northwestern
  • 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

Team Coordinator, Chicago Commitment

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Sean Harder

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Maurice Samuels

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