Articles tagged 'technical assistance'
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.
IHS Technical Assistance to Support Preservation of 2 to 4 Unit Properties in Chicago
This blog provides an overview of the current state of 2 to 4 unit housing in Chicago, new pilot programs directed at preserving multi-unit housing in Chicago, and IHS’s work in community partnerships over the years that have provided insight on the 2 to 4 unit housing market.
Building Community Data Capacity: Developing a Model to Preserve Affordable Housing in Uncertain Times
IHS provides data and technical assistance for Communities United (CU)— a community-based organization based in Albany Park which also serves Austin, Belmont-Cragin, Roseland, and West Ridge, on the Northwest, West, and South sides of Chicago— and its housing initiative Renters Organizing Ourselves to Stay (ROOTS). This blog highlights some of this work and how it has been used by Communities United.
Building Community Data Capacity: Informing Innovative Strategies to Rebuild Demand in Greater Chatham
As part of our new series that highlights examples of IHS technical assistance projects, this blog shares about a partnership between IHS and Greater Chatham Initiative.
Using Data to Inform Community-Driven Decision Making in East Garfield Park
We are starting a new blog series that highlights examples of IHS technical assistance projects. In this blog we describe a recent partnership IHS worked on in East Garfield Park.