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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Housing Affordability More of a Problem in Chicago Area Than Nationally, According to New MacArthur Survey

Nearly half of Chicago adults (48%) and 40% of adults living in Chicago’s suburbs report that they spend more than 30% of their income on housing—far more than the 31% of all U.S ... Read More
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Healthy Aging Begins At Home

Communities across the country must make meeting the needs of older residents a priority as they plan for the future, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Senior Health and Housing Task ... Read More
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"Q&A on Evicted with Sociologist Matt Desmond"

How Housing Matters
Matthew Desmond, 2015 MacArthur Fellow
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