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The MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the Foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

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Pessimism About Prolonged Housing Affordability Crisis is On the Rise, 2016 How Housing Matters...

Americans are losing faith that the housing crisis that began nearly a decade ago is over. A significant majority (81%) continues to believe that housing affordability is a problem in America today, according to a new survey of housing attitudes released today by MacArthur

MacArthur Awards $2.7 Million to Support Research on How Housing Matters to Children’s Education...

Chicago, IL - March 13, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The MacArthur Foundation announced five grants totaling $2.7 million for research to explore the role housing plays in the long-term health and well-being of children, families, and communities. Recipients will mine and connect existing data sets and resources – such as those from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Housing and Urban Development, and school statistics – in new ways to reveal insights into the effectiveness of housing policies and related public programs.

Washington, D.C. - October 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) today announced the launch of a bipartisan Housing Commission that will address the long-term challenges facing a struggling housing sector. Former U.S. Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Henry Cisneros and Mel Martinez, also a former U.S. Senator, former U.S. Senator Kit Bond and BPC Founder and former U.S. Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell have been named to lead the effort.

MacArthur Awards $5.6 Million to Support Research on How Housing Matters to Children, Families,...

Chicago, IL - February 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today announced nine grants totaling $5.6 million for research to explore the role housing plays in the long-term health and well-being of children, families, and communities. Recipients will mine and connect existing data sets, such as the U.S. Census and school statistics, in new ways to reveal insights into the effectiveness of housing policies and related public programs