Articles tagged 'Chicago'

November 21, 2017

Housing Prices In Some Big American Cities Are Booming. Why Not Chicago?

SOURCE: Here and Now - 90.9 WBUR-FM
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October 26, 2017

Amazon headquarters could make Chicago’s housing crisis worse

SOURCE: The Chicago Reporter
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October 23, 2017

Advancing regional solutions to address America’s housing affordability crisis

SOURCE: Brookings Institution
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September 14, 2017

What would Amazon do to Chicago's housing market?

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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January 17, 2017

Old Mortgage Alternative Makes a Controversial Resurgence

Federal regulators are investigating firms that offer contracts for deed.In Detroit in 2015, there were more contracts for deed than there were mortgages.Under these agreements, homebuyers make a down payment and monthly payments to the seller, who hangs onto the deed until the final payment is complete. Although the buyers cannot...

November 2, 2015

Who Will be Hardest Hit by the Chicago Property Tax Increase? A Q&A with the Institute for Housing Studies' Geoff Smith

As Chicagoans brace for a property tax increase to fill the city’s budget hole and the rising pressure of unfunded pensions, we sat down with the our executive director, Geoff Smith, to get his insights on which neighborhoods will feel the pain the most, and why.  IHS: It's official. Chicagoans will see their property taxes...

House Price Index   July 13, 2013

Cook County House Price Index: First Quarter 2013

Update from IHS's regularly updated Cook County Single Family House Price Index.

August 1, 2012

City Rentals: Big Losses, Small Gains

SOURCE: Chicago Magazine
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