Articles tagged 'Gentrification'

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.

April 8, 2021

How a Plan to Save Buildings Fell Apart

SOURCE: Bloomberg CityLab
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April 1, 2021

Affordable Townhomes Come To East Garfield Park To Offset Rising Housing Costs — And With The Hope Of Bringing Back Working-Class Families

SOURCE: Block Club Chicago
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March 22, 2021

Push to Slow Gentrification in Pilsen and Along 606 Trail with Demolition Fee Advances

January 26, 2021

City passes anti-gentrification measures in Pilsen, near 606

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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December 9, 2020

This is the city's new tool to chill gentrifying hot spots

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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December 7, 2020

A case of disappearing hoops in gentrifying neighborhoods

SOURCE: Chicago Reader
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July 31, 2020

Anti-gentrification forces are winning

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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Reports   January 15, 2020

Displacement Pressure in Context: Examining Recent Housing Market Changes Near The 606

This report goes “under the hood” of our Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago data to highlight how house prices are changing in the neighborhoods around The 606 and identifies potential opportunities to preserve affordability in surrounding communities.