Indicators and Data Tools

This section features regularly updated neighborhood indicators and data tools IHS has developed to help community stakeholders track what is happening in their neighborhoods.

Indicators and Data Tools   December 18, 2018

Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago, 2018

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.

Indicators and Data Tools   October 12, 2018

Cook County House Price Index: Second Quarter 2018

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the second quarter of 2018 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

Indicators and Data Tools   April 19, 2018

Cook County House Price Index: Fourth Quarter 2017

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the fourth quarter of 2018 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

Indicators and Data Tools   December 19, 2017

Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago

In order to help support ongoing and future public investment decisions and guide practical and proactive responses to preserving housing affordability in surrounding neighborhoods, IHS developed an interactive tool that visualizes neighborhood-level displacement risk and housing affordability pressures across the City. The tool brings together housing market and demographic information needed to begin an evaluation of the potential displacement risk surrounding a proposed project and to help inform conversations about gentrification and displacement throughout the City.

Indicators and Data Tools   October 25, 2017

Cook County House Price Index: Second Quarter 2017

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the second quarter of 2017 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

Indicators and Data Tools   August 3, 2017

Regional Housing Solutions Data Tool

Recently, IHS worked with Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (MMC), and Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) to develop a housing market analysis to 1) identify the spatial patterns and characteristics of distinct subregional housing markets across northeastern Illinois and 2) identify a set of market-driven strategies responsive to local needs. The results of this collaborative effort were recently released through the Regional Housing Solutions website.

Indicators and Data Tools   April 26, 2017

Cook County House Price Index: Fourth Quarter 2016

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the fourth quarter of 2016 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

Indicators and Data Tools   October 13, 2016

Cook County House Price Index: Second Quarter 2016

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the second quarter of 2016 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.

Indicators and Data Tools   July 12, 2016

Chicago Area Housing Market Conditions Report

he Housing Market Conditions Report is released in conjunction with the annual update of the IHS Housing Market Indicators Data Portal. The objective of this report is to help users of the IHS Housing Market Indicators Data Portal interpret IHS market conditions indicators such as levels of foreclosure distress, the characteristics of property sales, or levels of mortgage credit, and how they vary across the region in the most recent data.

Indicators and Data Tools   May 18, 2016

Cook County House Price Index: Fourth Quarter 2015

This update of the Institute for Housing Studies (IHS) Cook County House Price Index highlights changing prices for single-family homes through the fourth quarter of 2015 in 16 City of Chicago submarkets and 17 submarkets primarily in suburban Cook County.