Releases

Reports   December 18, 2018

Analyzing Neighborhoods with Intensifying and Emerging Housing Affordability Pressure

This analysis examines IHS’s updated displacement pressure maps and ways that market pressure may be changing in Chicago neighborhoods. The goal is to give neighborhood stakeholders a timely resource to understand shifting levels of market activity and highlight which areas in the City of Chicago may be experiencing increased displacement pressure.

Indicators and Data Tools   December 18, 2018

Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago, 2018

IHS’s Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago project supports ongoing and future public investment decisions by creating a leading indicator to identify neighborhoods where vulnerable populations may be experiencing affordability pressures and displacement risk from increased housing costs.

Indicators and Data Tools   October 12, 2018

Cook County House Price Index: Second Quarter 2018

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the second quarter of 2018 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

Reports   August 24, 2018

Overview of Chicago's Housing Market

The City of Chicago commissioned the Institute for Housing Studies to develop data to guide conversations around developing Chicago’s 2019-2023 Five-Year Housing Plan.

Indicators and Data Tools   April 19, 2018

Cook County House Price Index: Fourth Quarter 2017

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the fourth quarter of 2018 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

State of Rental   April 5, 2018

2018 State of Rental Housing in Cook County

The newest release of the State of Rental Housing in Cook County updates key data on changing rental demand, the supply of rental housing, and how these dynamics are affecting access to affordable rental housing for Cook County's lowest income households.

Indicators and Data Tools   December 19, 2017

Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago

In order to help support ongoing and future public investment decisions and guide practical and proactive responses to preserving housing affordability in surrounding neighborhoods, IHS developed an interactive tool that visualizes neighborhood-level displacement risk and housing affordability pressures across the City. The tool brings together housing market and demographic information needed to begin an evaluation of the potential displacement risk surrounding a proposed project and to help inform conversations about gentrification and displacement throughout the City.

Indicators and Data Tools   October 25, 2017

Cook County House Price Index: Second Quarter 2017

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the second quarter of 2017 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

Indicators and Data Tools   August 3, 2017

Regional Housing Solutions Data Tool

Recently, IHS worked with Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (MMC), and Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) to develop a housing market analysis to 1) identify the spatial patterns and characteristics of distinct subregional housing markets across northeastern Illinois and 2) identify a set of market-driven strategies responsive to local needs. The results of this collaborative effort were recently released through the Regional Housing Solutions website.

State of Rental   May 11, 2017

2017 State of Rental Housing in Cook County

This release of the State of Rental Housing in Cook County updates key data on changing rental demand, the supply of rental housing, and how these dynamics are affecting access to affordable rental housing for Cook County's lowest income households.