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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"MacArthur Gives $68M to Ease Foreclosure Pain"

From Crain's Chicago Business

"Housing Bulletin: Fighting Foreclosures"

From Chicago

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.

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 ...
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Improving Public Housing in Chicago

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's commitment to improving housing development in Chicago, visit http://www.macfound.org/housing.

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Preserving Affordable Rental Housing

To learn more about the MacArthur Foundation's efforts to preserve affordable rental housing in the U.S., visit http://www.macfound.org/housing.

"CHA Makeover Boost: $10,000 for Home Buyers"

From the Chicago Sun-Times

"Chicago to Home Buyers: Find Uour Place"

From the Chicago Tribune

MacArthur's Julia Stasch Highlights the Importance of Affordable Housing

In a commentary in Illinois Issues, Stasch emphasizes the importance of preserving affordable rental housing in U.S. cities in the midst of a mortgage crisis.
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