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The Preservation Compact: Preserving Chicagoland's Future

The Preservation Compact brings together the region's public, private, and nonprofit leaders to preserve affordable multifamily rental housing in Cook County.

"Today’s Dream House May Not Be Tomorrow’s"

From The New York Times

"Renting the American Dream"

From The Atlantic Cities

"Are Homeowners Jealous of Renters?"

From The Boston Globe

"Study: Home Buyers Leery"

From the Boston Herald
How Housing Matters Survey Finds American Attitudes Transformed by Housing Crisis, Changes in Lifestyle thumbnail

How Housing Matters Survey Finds American Attitudes Transformed by Housing Crisis, Changes in Lifestyle

National Opinion Survey finds strong support for Rental housing and more balanced national housing policy, even as Americans believe the housing crisis continues.
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Lessons From Chicago's Public Housing Transformation

The key successes and challenges faced by the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and its residents are explored in a new series of five research briefs by the Urban Institute.
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Housing Matters Newsletter: Need-to-Know Information on Housing Issues

As part of its How Housing Matters research initiative, MacArthur has launched a weekly electronic newsletter to bring together the most important news on how housing may affect outcomes in a number of areas, including education ...

Frequently Asked Questions about How Housing Matters to Families & Communities 2012-2013 Competition

Frequently Asked Questions about the How Housing Matters to Families & Communities 2012-2013 Competition.
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Understanding the Relationship Between Assisted Housing and Quality Education

A report by the Furman Center for Real Estate & Urban Policy at NYU evaluates the elementary schools closest to families receiving federal housing assistance nationwide in each state as well as the 100 largest metropolitan areas.
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Study Finds Moving to Low-Poverty Neighborhoods Leads to Greater Well-Being

A coalition of researchers find that moving from a high-poverty to low-poverty neighborhood spurs long-term gains in the physical and mental health of low-income adults.

Designing Homes and Neighborhoods for Older Adults

Professionals and practitioners from multiple disciplines address housing and neighborhoods for an aging population.
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