Articles tagged 'Affordability'

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.

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.

July 11, 2018

Rent on the rise: How high will rent in Chicago climb?

SOURCE: Chicago Defender
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June 28, 2018

Joining Forces to Help Communities Prepare for Change

In December of last year, the Institute for Housing Studies released a new tool that helps neighborhoods in Chicago plan for change. We heard quickly from community groups about how helpful the data and planning tools were to their efforts to plan for and respond to gentrification or its counterpart,...

June 25, 2018

EDITORIAL: Chicago has to push more affordable housing across the whole city

SOURCE: Chicago Sun-Times
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May 31, 2018

Renters Squeezed by Housing Costs Across Chicago and Suburbs

SOURCE: NBC Chicago
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May 31, 2018

In Englewood, Rent Affordability Requires a Holistic Approach

SOURCE: South Side Weekly Radio
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April 28, 2018

OTL #602: Cook Co.’s rental market, WELT-LP serves Fort Wayne, The Secret History of Deacon Jones

SOURCE: WGN Radio
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April 26, 2018

Community benefits coalition wants to include all the players, not just Obama Foundation

SOURCE: The Chicago Reporter
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