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
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"Frank Seeks $10B for Affordable Housing"

From The Boston Globe
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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 ...

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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.

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"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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  • 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