March 17, 2009 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton stresses the need to build a consensus framework for national housing policy that reflects how housing matters deeply for families, communities, education, and health.
February 26, 2009 - Press Release
Seizing the opportunity to make needed long-term investments in the face of a weak economy, 12 states and cities are launching innovative projects to preserve more than 70,000 affordable rental homes.
February 26, 2009 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses the Window of Opportunity, in which MacArthur is investing $32.5 million in 12 states, cities, and counties that are innovators in preserving affordable rental housing.
September 15, 2008 - Commentary
In a commentary in Illinois Issues, Stasch emphasizes the importance of preserving affordable rental housing in U.S. cities in the midst of a mortgage crisis.
April 29, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton discusses how a renewed national interest in housing, coupled with research like that produced by the Foundation's How Housing Matters initiative, present an opportunity to reform American housing.
February 14, 2008 - From The Field
Policy analysis and outreach by the MacArthur-supported National Housing Trust and other affordable housing grantees helped win a $1.2 billion increase in the Administration's proposed 2009 budget compared to last year. The increase includes ...
January 31, 2008 - Speech
MacArthur President Jonathan Fanton relays his passion for program-related investments and urges other foundations to join MacArthur in that area.
November 27, 2007 - Press Release
MacArthur will invest $150 million to preserve and improve at least 300,000 units of affordable rental housing across the country, tripling a commitment announced four years ago.
November 14, 2007 - Press Release
MacArthur provided $35 million in new funding for innovative public sector initiatives to preserve and improve the existing stock of privately owned affordable rental homes
November 7, 2007 - Publication
The MacArthur Foundation is investing $150 million to preserve and improve affordable rental homes across the U.S. A list of all funding recipients through the end of 2007 follows. Through our Window of Opportunity initiative ...