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HUD Secretary Sees Need For Housing Finance Reform

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan discussed the need for reform of the nation’s housing finance system during an event organized by the Bipartisan Policy Center. Read More

Bipartisan Policy Center 2014 Housing Summit

Professionals from all segments of the housing industry will benefit from attending executive sessions, keynote presentations and networking receptions during the two-day event Read More

How Housing Matters Research Briefs

A series of briefs that capture the essential findings and insights of research completed as part of the How Housing Matters to Families and Communities initiative. Read More
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Loan Pool to Help Redevelop Vacant Buildings into Affordable Rentals

A newly created $26 million loan pool will help redevelop vacant one- to four-unit buildings into affordable rentals in the Chicago area. Read More

2014 How Housing Matters Conference

This free day-long event will explore how having stable, secure, and affordable housing affects child development and education, physical and mental health, and long-term economic success. Read More
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Finding Energy Efficiency Savings in Multifamily Housing

A report and case study by Elevate Energy (formerly CNT Energy) investigates the environmental, owner, and tenant non-energy benefits of three affordable multifamily buildings in Chicago. Read More
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7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

The Award, which recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with up to $1 million, depending on the size of its budget. Read More
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National Housing Trust

Preserving and improving affordable rental housing across America. 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions recipient. Read More

About the Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission

The Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission crafted realistic and actionable policy recommendations that address near-term problems and long-term challenges while recognizing the imperative to restore the country's long-term fiscal health. Read More
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Report Examines State of Housing and Health in Older Americans

Housing remains the dominant asset of more than 47 million older Americans, 80 percent of whom are homeowners, according to a report by the Research Institute For Housing America. Read More
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U.S. Renters Face Growing Affordability Problems

The MacArthur-supported report finds affordability problems for renters have skyrocketed over the past decade both in number and the share of renters facing them. Read More
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Report Outlines Best Practices for Energy Savings in Multifamily Buildings

The MacArthur-supported report provides a snapshot of the possibilities for energy savings and for reaching new customers. Read More

How Housing Matters: All Grantees

View by subject area Child Well-Being Economic Opportunity Education Health / Mental Health Housing Instability Housing & Older Adults Local Economy & Fiscal Health Neighborhoods Child Well-Being Boston College (2010) Boston Medical Center/Children's HealthWatch (2008) Columbia (2009 ... Read More
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'Squared Away Chicago' App to Improve Tenant-Landlord Relationships

The app will also allow landlords to manage connections with building tenants and respond more quickly to inquiries or issues. Read More
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MacArthur Awards $2.8 Million to Support Research on How Housing Matters

Recipients will utilize and connect existing data sets – such as Medicaid, utility, and school data – to reveal insights into the effectiveness of housing policies and related public programs. 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

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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
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Ianna Kachoris

Senior Program Officer
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Mijo Vodopic

Senior Program Officer
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Lucy Blanco

Team Coordinator
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Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget
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Louise Powell

Team Coordinator

LaShonda Baldwin

Department Administrator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Maurice Samuels

Program Officer, Evaluation