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Web Tool Encourages Collaboration in Housing, Education, and Health

The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities launched HousingIs, an online resource designed to expand the community of practice and foster collaboration among the housing, education, and health sectors to help low-income families.
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Video: How Housing Matters Conference Looks to Act on Evidence

The conference focused on how affordable housing advocates can act on the growing evidence base and increase awareness about the important role housing plays in success in other areas of life.
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Measuring the Impact of The 606 Trail in Chicago

A report by the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University finds that the development of The 606 linear park, Chicago’s recent “rails to trails” project, may accelerate neighborhood change and lead to higher housing ...
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Connecting Senior Health and Housing: A Regional Forum in Miami

The forum will explore the importance of integrating America’s health care and housing systems at a regional conference featuring Senator Mel Martinez, former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

"Sarah Lucas: Housing Matters to All Communities"

Traverse City Record-Eagle
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Housing Recovery Lagging in Suburban Cook County

An update from the Institute for Housing Studies to the Cook County House Price Index through the first half of 2016 shows the housing recovery is lagging in several suburban areas.
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Recommendations Emerge from How Housing Matters Gathering

A white paper reports on a recent How Housing Matters conference, including recommendations for how access to decent, stable, affordable housing can improve outcomes in other areas of life for individuals, families, and communities.
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Studies Examine Most Effective Ways to Discuss Affordable Housing

Two studies by the FrameWorks Institute chart the communications landscape that housing advocates must navigate to convey the role quality, affordable housing plays in public heath, educational equity, and economic justice.
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2016 How Housing Matters Conference

This MacArthur-supported conference brings together practitioners from different sectors to explore ways in which housing is a platform for achieving positive outcomes in health, education, and economic opportunity.
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Preserving Affordable Housing in Chicago

A case study by the Urban Institute shows how a community development financial institution (CDFI) connected with local buyers to bring a long-vacant building back into the housing stock in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood.
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Innovations in Preserving Affordable Housing

A series of case studies by the Urban Institute provides insights into how developers around the country have navigated complex policy and financing environments to preserve affordable housing.
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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

Coordinator, Community & Economic Development