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 & America's Future," Panel Discussion at NYU

Webcast of a panel discussion at New York University's Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy on February 12, 2007. Moderated by Ingrid Gould Ellen, co-director of the Furman Center, the panel featured MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton; Shaun Donovan, New York City Commissioner for Housing Preservation and Development; Sandra Newman, director of Johns Hopkins University's Institute for ...


Stabilizing Neighborhoods Hit by Foreclosure Crisis

Mayor Richard M. Daley outlined the city’s plans for using more than $55 million from federal and private sources to revitalize Chicago neighborhoods hardest hit by the national mortgage foreclosure crisis. Read More

Remarks by MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton at the City of Chicago’s Foreclosure Press Conference

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes new Foundation initiatives intended to help stabilize Chicago neighborhoods hard hit by vacancy and foreclosure. Read More
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Edward Glaeser on the Future of American Cities

In a roundtable interview with MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton, Harvard University's Edward Glaeser discusses the future of American cities.


"MacArthur gives $68M to ease foreclosure pain"

From Crain's Chicago Business
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"Nonprofit News Roundup for Oct. 16, 2008"

From the Philanhtropy Journal
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"MacArthur Dedicates $68-Million for Foreclosure Crisis"

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy
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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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