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Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission to Release Recommendations for Future U.S. Housing Policy

More information is available on the Bipartisan Policy Center website. Read More
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Report Recommends New Systems for Housing Finance and Federal Rental Assistance

A bipartisan commission of former Cabinet secretaries, former senators, and other leading housing and economic experts have unveiled recommendations for a new framework for housing policy, which the commission says intend to further the nation’s ... Read More

"A Plan to Fix Housing"

From Politico
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"Debating Future of Fannie and Freddie "

From The Wall Street Journal
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"Apartments Get Energy Makeovers"

From the Chicago Tribune
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Housing Matters Newsletter: Need-to-Know Information on Housing Issues

As part of its How Housing Matters research initiative, MacArthur has launched a weekly electronic newsletter to bring together the most important news on how housing may affect outcomes in a number of areas, including education ... Read More
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Center for Responsible Lending: Qualified Mortgages Protect Borrowers

The Center for Responsible Lending has published a fact sheet to help consumers navigate the qualified mortgage borrowing process. Read More
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Boosting Energy Transparency to Preserve Affordable Housing

A new report from the Institute for Market Transformation analyzes energy transparency in the multifamily housing sector and finds that the nation’s multifamily housing stock holds potential for major energy efficiency gains. Read More
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Examining Federal Involvement in Real Estate

Federal financing of and spending on real estate impacts millions of Americans. Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about How Housing Matters to Families & Communities 2012-2013 Competition

Frequently Asked Questions about the How Housing Matters to Families & Communities 2012-2013 Competition. Read More

"The Affordable Housing Crisis"

From The New York Times
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Improving Energy Efficiency for California’s Low-Income Renters

California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that aims to improve low-income renters’ access to energy efficiency programs by making renters and landlords eligible for repair and replacement of furnaces and hot water heaters under the utilities ... 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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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
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Debra Schwartz

Managing Director
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Allison Clark

Associate Director, Impact Investments
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Ianna Kachoris

Senior Program Officer
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Mijo Vodopic

Senior Program Officer

Marion Goldfinger

Senior Grants Manager
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Mindy Martinez

Coordinator

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer