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 to Families & Communities Initiative

How Housing Matters is an ongoing, five-year, $25 million research initiatives to deepen the literature on the effect that investments in affordable housing have on social and economic outcomes.
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Michael Bodaken on Affordable Rental Housing [HQ]

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

Beyond the $10 Million Milestone in Supporting Chicago Neighborhoods

The Partnership for New Communities announced that it has surpassed the $10 million milestone in grants benefiting Chicago neighborhoods.
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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.

  • The Preservation Compact: A Rental Housing Action Plan for Cook County

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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

Team Coordinator, Chicago Commitment

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer
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