How Housing Matters

How Housing Matters to Families and Communities explores the notion that affordable housing may be an essential "platform" that promotes positive outcomes in education, employment, and physical and mental health, among other areas.  Read our strategy and the current status of our work

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Dynamic Discussions on Housing, Health, and Equity

The BLOCK Project’s Porch Light Debates are starting conversations about how to address uneven investment, widening income gaps, racial segregation, and other factors that affect the health of millions of families who pay too much ... Read More
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Covering Housing: A Workshop for Journalists

Seeing a need to connect and integrate housing into coverage of broader societal issues, MacArthur supported Nieman Foundation to host a workshop for journalists across a range of publications and beats. Read More
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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. Read More
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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. Read More
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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. Read More