Articles tagged 'Gentrification'

January 27, 2023

Exploring the Impacts of Rising Property Taxes in Changing Neighborhoods

This blog contextualizes recent research and reporting on property tax disparities in Chicago with IHS research on neighborhood house price changes and discusses how policy interventions designed to mitigate increased tax burdens have challenges of their own.

December 14, 2022

Chicago Taps Brakes on Gentrification With a Tax on Teardowns

SOURCE: Bloomberg CityLab
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April 8, 2022

Housing rehabs could unlock wealth in Chicago's struggling neighborhoods

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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March 21, 2022

Demolition surcharge in gentrification hot spots up for two-year renewal

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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March 18, 2022

The next battlefront in Chicago's gentrification war: South Shore

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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March 8, 2022

Can These Factory-Built Homes On The West Side Help Fix Chicago's Affordable Housing Shortage?

SOURCE: Block Club Chicago
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Displacement Pressure   February 23, 2022

Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago, 2021

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 19, 2021

Gentrification's effects felt by community residents and their hospitals

SOURCE: Modern Healthcare
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Reports   May 13, 2021

Patterns of Lost 2 to 4 Unit Buildings in Chicago

This analysis uses a unique data set to document the loss of the 2 to 4 stock in Chicago neighborhoods in an effort to understand the different ways that market forces put pressure on this key segment of the city’s housing market.

May 13, 2021

Guest Blog: The Need for a Collective Approach to Preserving 2 to 4 Unit Housing in Chicago

This guest blog, co-authored by a group of Chicago housing organizations, responds to IHS's recent analysis on the importance of and threats to 2 to 4 unit buildings in Chicago. It emphasizes the disproportionate health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic across Chicago’s communities of color; the potential implications for the stability of Chicago’s 2 to 4 unit housing stock; and the urgent need for coordinated actions to address existing needs of families that rely on the affordability that 2 to 4 flats provide.