Articles tagged 'Housing policy'

February 25, 2022

Looking Forward: An Update on COVID-19 Housing Policy Interventions

This blog is a part of our series examining the impact of the COVID-19 economy on Chicago households and communities. This third installment discusses data, research, and programs to guide equitable recovery efforts as COVID-19 protections and assistance enacted during the first two years of the pandemic end.

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.

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.

Reports   May 13, 2021

Characteristics of the 2 to 4 Stock in Chicago Neighborhoods

To inform ongoing policy conversations related to the preservation of 2 to 4 buildings in Chicago neighborhoods, this report updates key contextual data on the stock of 2 to 4s in Chicago, and includes new data on the characteristics of the stock, foreclosure impacts, and the importance of 2 to 4s in communities of color and for households of color.

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.

February 24, 2021

With Mayor’s Backing, Progressive Aldermen Propose Demolition Fee to Slow Gentrification

January 26, 2021

City passes anti-gentrification measures in Pilsen, near 606

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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January 26, 2021

Aldermen Advance Measures to Protect Two-Flats in Effort to Slow Gentrification

Displacement Pressure   December 15, 2020

Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago, 2020

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.

December 9, 2020

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

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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