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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Gideon Anders, National Housing Law Project

Gideon Anders, National Housing Law Project, 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions.

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Bruce Katz on Brookings' Metropolitan Policy Program

Bruce Katz, of the Brookings Institution, discusses the Metropolitan Policy Program.

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Michael Bodaken on Affordable Housing (MacArthur Video)

Michael Bodaken, President of the National Housing Trust, on preserving the stock of affordable rental housing.

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Lillian Murphy on Affordable Housing (MacArthur Video)

Sister Lillian Murphy, President & CEO of Mercy Housing, on the importance of expanding the stock of affordable rental housing.

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Jack Markowski on Affordable Housing (MacArthur Video)

Jack Markowski, Community Investment Corporation, on preserving the stock of affordable rental housing in Chicago.

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Gene Morena on Affordable Housing (MacArthur Video)

Gene Morena, Chicago Rehab Network, on preserving the stock of affordable rental housing in Chicago.

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David Seabrook on Affordable Housing (MacArthur Video)

David Seabrook, Community Preservation and Development Corporation, on the efforts of mission-driven housing owners to keep rental housing affordable.

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Amy Anthony on Affordable Housing (MacArthur Video)

Amy Anthony, of Preservation of Affordable Rental Housing (POAH), discusses the importance of expanding the stock of affordable rental housing.

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Mortgage Turmoil Contributes to Rental Affordability Woes, According to Harvard Report

The current mortgage turmoil reaches deep into rental markets, according to new research on rental housing market dynamics released today by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Read More

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton to the Finalists of the Award for State and Local Housing Preservation Leaders

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses how a renewed national interest in housing, coupled with research like that produced by the Foundation's How Housing Matters initiative, present an opportunity to reform American housing. 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

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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

Marion Goldfinger

Senior Grants Manager, Impact Investments
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Mindy Martinez

Coordinator, Community & Economic Development

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer