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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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Undocumented Students Face Barriers to College

Undocumented students in Illinois face difficulties accessing and completing postsecondary education due to its cost, according to a MacArthur-supported report by the Latino Policy Forum. The report finds that lack of access to student financial aid ... Read More
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Report Examines States’ Retiree Health Plan Spending

State strategies for addressing post-employment benefit liabilities vary greatly, and the methods states choose to contribute to their retirees’ health insurance premiums substantially affect those liabilities according to this report. 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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MIE Conference to Feature MacArthur Leadership

At the upcoming Mission Investors Exchange national conference, MacArthur President Julia Stasch will be part of a plenary conversation and Managing Director Debra Schwartz will lead a panel discussion. Read More
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Report Recommends Continuing Child Advocate Program

The report recommends that the Department of Health and Human Services continue to support expansion of the Child Advocate program, which promotes the best interests of vulnerable unaccompanied immigrant children. Read More
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On the Ground in Chicago

An overview of our work in Chicago with Tara Magner, Director of the Chicago Commitment Read More