Housing

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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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Rental Housing Affordability Remains a Challenge in Cook County

This report found Cook County's affordability gap — the difference between demand for affordable housing by lower-income households and the supply — is still seven percent higher than in 2007 when the housing market collapsed. Read More
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Consolidating Rental Assistance Would Increase Efficiency, Expand Opportunity

This report recommends the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allow local agencies to merge or form consortiums to share resources and increase families’ abilities to use rental vouchers to live where they choose. Read More
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MacArthur Liquidity Facility Fuels Affordable Housing REIT

MacArthur provided a $15 million liquidity facility to the Housing Partnership Equity Trust (HPET) to enable and catalyze institutional investor support for this high-impact effort. Read More

How Housing Matters in Chicago

An interactive discussion with experts and practitioners about how having decent, stable, affordable housing effects children's educational outcomes, the health and well-being of children and adults. Read More
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Housing Partnership Network Eyes Housing Investments in U.S. and U.K.

The Housing Partnership Network (HPN) published a report on housing systems in the U.S. and the U.K., taking particular note of the role of social enterprises and making policy recommendations for the future. Read More
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"America's Rental Housing" Live Webcast

America's Rental Housing is a biennial report from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies summarizing recent data showing how rental housing is home to a growing share of the nation’s increasingly diverse households. Read More
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Record Number of Renters Face Severe Affordability Problems

Despite a strong rebound in multifamily construction, tight rental markets continue to make it difficult for low- and moderate-income renters to find housing they can afford. Read More