Articles tagged 'affordable housing'

August 19, 2021

Building Community Data Capacity: The Southwest Organizing Project

For a decade, IHS has provided data and technical assistance to the Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP) to inform the organization’s programs, initiatives, and outreach in southwest Chicago. Read more here about how IHS data has helped SWOP target and rehabilitate vacant buildings after the Great Recession, distribute aid during the COVID-19 pandemic, and conduct targeted outreach to Southwest Chicago residents.

March 25, 2021

City seeks to boost supply of affordable housing, particularly downtown and in gentrifying areas

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune
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Reports   October 7, 2020

The Preservation Lab: A Platform to Engage Stakeholders around Today's Affordable Housing Challenges

The Preservation Lab is an initiative co-directed by the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University (IHS) and The Preservation Compact that aims to investigate complex and timely affordable housing topics and inform affordable housing policy through applied research and stakeholder engagement.

March 16, 2020

With East Garfield Park Ripe For Gentrification, Residents Draw Up Blueprint To Protect Themselves

SOURCE: Block Club Chicago
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February 28, 2020

As Citywide Crisis Deepens, Residents Await Lightfoot’s Master Plan On Affordable Housing

SOURCE: Block Club Chicago
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January 19, 2020

Newsviews: Affordable Housing

Displacement Pressure   December 12, 2019

Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago, 2019

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.

November 7, 2019

New data portal documents developers' compliance with affordable housing rules

SOURCE: Chicago Reader
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October 21, 2019

Affordable Housing Among Striking Teachers' Demands

SOURCE: New York Times
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October 16, 2019

Chicago teachers say they will go on strike. They are demanding affordable housing for students.

SOURCE: Washington Post
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