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Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

BPI works to address some of the Chicago area’s most pressing social justice challenges. Read More
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Community Investment Corporation, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Community Investment Corporation supports owners and operators of multifamily rental properties to help stabilize communities in Chicago. Read More
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Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy at New York University, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

The Furman Center spurs thoughtful discussion and reform by arming policymakers with critical analysis and research-driven policy recommendations. Read More
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Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, works to address some of the Chicago area's most pressing social justice challenges. Read More
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Community Investment Corporation, 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Community Investment Corporation, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, supports owners and operators of multifamily rental properties to help stabilize communities in Chicago. Read More
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Report Projects Up to $3.4 Billion Savings for Apartments Upping Energy Efficiency

More partnerships between building owners and utilities companies are necessary, as is regulatory policy that supports the alignment of efficiency standards with utility business models. Read More
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CDFIs Gain New Support and Visibility

Opportunity Finance Network's recent national conference featured announcements of new support for community development financial institutions. Read More

Tool Offers Energy-Saving Help for Illinois Homeowners

My Home EQ helps single-family homeowners in Northern Illinois gauge their energy use, create personalized plans to save energy, and helps pay for improvements with the money they save. Read More

Study Details Homelessness, "Doubling Up" Among Low-Income Children

About 10% of children in low-income families reported at least one homeless episode – and an additional 24% had at least one episode where they lived "doubled up" with relatives, friends or other families – before age 6. Read More
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How Housing Matters: Research Network Overview

Northwestern University Professor Thomas Cook, the director of the Research Network, describes the network's research on how housing affects a host of other issues, from education a child's behavior. Read More

Study Links Weak Economy to Shortage of Affordable Rental Housing

The need for affordable rental housing in Cook County has increased substantially in the last decade and is expected to continue growing, according to a study by the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University. Read More

How Housing Matters Commentaries

A series of commentaries run by Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity on the key questions raised in the 2011 How Housing Matters conference. 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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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Debra Schwartz

Debra Schwartz

Managing Director
Portrait of Allison Clark

Allison Clark

Associate Director
Portrait of Ianna Kachoris

Ianna Kachoris

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Mijo Vodopic

Mijo Vodopic

Senior Program Officer
Portrait of Lucy Blanco

Lucy Blanco

Team Coordinator
Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar

Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget
Portrait of Louise Powell

Louise Powell

Team Coordinator

LaShonda Baldwin

Coordinator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation