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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Remarks by Jonathan Fanton, Press Conference for New Career-Focused Job Training Program for CHA Residents

MacArthur's President, also the chair of the Partnership for New Communities, endorses Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's efforts to help public housing residents prepare for employment.

ENewsletter: Unlocking Capital: PRIs Extend Philanthropy’s Reach

Contents Unlocking Capital: PRIs Extend Philanthropy's Reach A Strategic Focus Getting Results For More Information   Unlocking Capital: PRIs Extend Philanthropy’s Reach Representatives of 150 foundations are gathering this month at Stanford University to share ...

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton At Event Announcing Establishment Of New Chicago Community Land Trust

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton joins Chicago Mayor Richard Daley to announce the creation of the Trust, which aims to help hundreds of the city's families afford homes in improving communities.

"Public Housing Beyond the Walls," Remarks by Susan Lloyd at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Lloyd discusses MacArthur's support for the Chicago Housing Authority's Plan for Transformation.

Remarks by Jonathan Fanton at the New York Affordable Housing Acquisition Fund Launch

MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton expresses hope in the Fund's goals of building more affordable rental housing while also retaining and improving additional low-cost homes for families and seniors.

MacArthur to Invest $5 Million in a New Housing Acquisition Fund

The New Housing Acquisition Fund intends to build and restore affordable rental housing in New York City.

Support to Hurricane Katrina Reconstruction Efforts

MacArthur will award grants of $1 million and make $5 million of capital available to support reconstruction in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Enewsletter: Housing Matters

For children and families, housing matters. But how? How important is housing to healthy human and community development? Ask Maricela Contreras. She remembers how it was for her growing up in Chicago, moving from apartment to ...

Commentary: Fed Cuts Threaten Chicago's Affordable Housing Efforts

Though there are many elements in the President's plan that promote needed reforms and positive trade-offs, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton believes any budget that features cuts to 150 programs should meet with constructive scrutiny.

Commentary: Signs of Hope for America’s Cities

In an Op-Ed published in the Washington Post, MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton describes how smart public policy is helping drive an urban renaissance in the United States.
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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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