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Reversing the Damage of Segregation in Chicago

Following a 2017 report on the cost of segregation in Chicago, the Metropolitan Planning Councilhas released 24 recommendations to restore financial equity to residents and neighborhoods most affected by segregation and racism.
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Four Lessons from Four Decades of Impact Investing

Managing Director of Impact Investments Debra Schwartz articulates four key lessons from the Foundation's impact investments work spanning more than 30 years.
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Collaborative to Invest in Affordable Housing

Funders for Housing and Opportunity will invest in programs with the goal of ensuring individuals and families who spend more than half of their income on rent – or have no homes at all – can afford safe ...
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Growth in Rental Housing Market May be Coming to End

A decade of growth in the rental housing market may be coming to an end, according to the 2017 America's Rental Housing report by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies.
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$100 Million Fund Continues Critical Efforts to Preserve Affordable Rental Housing

A $100 million fund will make available flexible capital to nonprofit housing providers so they can acquire quickly properties that are at risk of becoming unaffordable.
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Affordable Housing Provides Opportunity

Senior Program Officer Mijo Vodopic provides opening remarks to the launch of the 2017 Rental Housing Report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
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Dynamic Discussions on Housing, Health, and Equity

The BLOCK Project’s Porch Light Debates are starting conversations about how to address uneven investment, widening income gaps, racial segregation, and other factors that affect the health of millions of families who pay too much ...
  • The Preservation Compact: A Rental Housing Action Plan for Cook County

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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Sean Harder

Sean Harder

Communications Officer
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director, Impact Investments
Portrait of Mijo Vodopic

Mijo Vodopic

Senior Program Officer, Climate Solutions

Marion Goldfinger

Senior Grants Manager, Impact Investments
Portrait of Mindy Martinez

Mindy Martinez

Team Coordinator, Chicago Commitment