Articles tagged 'Multifamily finance'

October 11, 2018

Why Some Chicago Neighborhoods Are Losing Their Children

Since 2010, the number of children in Chicago declined by 40,000. Chicago ranks near the top of cities in the nation for child population declines, right behind Cleveland and Detroit.

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.

Reports   November 9, 2014

Understanding neighborhood multifamily lending trends in the wake of the housing crisis

In light of the continued acute need for affordable rental housing in Cook County, the latest report from IHS examines a key challenge to maintaining and increasing the supply of affordable rental units: access to credit for multifamily properties in the county's lower-income communities. This report builds on the findings from the 2013 State of Rental Housing in Cook County using mortgage data released in October of 2014.

January 7, 2013

Morning Shift: 2013 Housing Market Preview

Reports   June 13, 2012

Two-to-four unit buildings in Cook County's rental market

This brief highlights the key role the two-to-four unit housing stock plays in Cook County and the challenges facing the stock.

Reports   March 27, 2012

Credit constraints for small multifamily rental properties

Research from IHS highlights the challenges investors in and owners of smaller multifamily rental properties (buildings with between 10 and 49 units) face when attempting to access sufficient credit for acquisition, rehabilitation, or refinancing.

Reports   April 1, 2010

The multifamily housing market and value-at-risk implications for multifamily lending

This working paper and issue brief examines property price declines and foreclosure experience on multifamily mortgages in Cook County (Chicago) over the period 1998 to 2009.