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Healthy Aging Begins At Home

Communities across the country must make meeting the needs of older residents a priority as they plan for the future, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Senior Health and Housing Task ... Read More
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Rental Housing Affordability Remains a Challenge in Cook County

This report found Cook County's affordability gap — the difference between demand for affordable housing by lower-income households and the supply — is still seven percent higher than in 2007 when the housing market collapsed. Read More
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Consolidating Rental Assistance Would Increase Efficiency, Expand Opportunity

This report recommends the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allow local agencies to merge or form consortiums to share resources and increase families’ abilities to use rental vouchers to live where they choose. Read More
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Record Number of Renters Face Severe Affordability Problems

Despite a strong rebound in multifamily construction, tight rental markets continue to make it difficult for low- and moderate-income renters to find housing they can afford. Read More
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Senior Housing Coordinators Help Reduce Hospital Admissions

A study of 9,000 adults by LeadingAge and The Lewin Group finds the availability of an on-site service coordinator, such as a social worker, at federally subsidized senior housing reduced hospital admissions among residents by ... Read More

"REO-to-Rental Meets Affordable Housing"

Affordable Housing Finance
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"Building New Networks for Efficient, Affordable Housing"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Related Grantee: Energy Foundation
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Using Housing Policy to Promote Economic Mobility

A report by the Urban Institute identifies a range of evidence-based housing policies that can be used to promote economic opportunity and upward mobility. 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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