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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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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"MacArthur Dedicates $68-Million for Foreclosure Crisis"

From the Chronicle of Philanthropy
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"MacArthur Gives $68M to Ease Foreclosure Pain"

From Crain's Chicago Business
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Supportive Housing Does Not Hurt Home Values, According to Study

A new study by New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy finds that supportive housing does not depress property values in surrounding neighborhoods. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the Announcement of the Foreclosure Prevention & Mitigation Project

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton details the Foundation's commitment of at least $68 million dollars to keep homeowners in homes, assist renters displaced by foreclosure, and help the City of Chicago return foreclosed homes to the ... Read More
  • 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
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director
Portrait of Ianna Kachoris

Ianna Kachoris

Senior Program Officer
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Mijo Vodopic

Senior 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

LaShonda Baldwin

Coordinator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation