Jonathan Fanton on Affordable Housing (MacArthur Video)
August 7, 2007
Jonathan Fanton, president of the MacArthur Foundation, discusses the need for more research on the link between housing and other outcomes for children and families, such as education, health care, and employment.
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
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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