How suburban luxury high-rises are lowering everyone’s quality of life.
CityHealth revamps its housing medal criteria, shifts away from inclusionary zoning to flexible funding and tenant protections. “We realized there is no singular policy intervention that can address the whole of affordable housing.”
Three city administrators go beyond the press releases to talk about what it really takes to make an inclusionary housing requirement serve households of color.
How did the Windy City expand the idea of advancing racial equity through low-income housing tax credits beyond where affordable housing is built?
Despite a state-wide eviction moratorium, thousands of people have been evicted in Chicago since March. A coalition of housing advocates is proposing a just cause ordinance that would halt no-fault evictions.
Making inclusion and equity a reality in more American metropolitan areas is possible. Doing so requires innovations in local, regional, and state policies related to mixed-income communities.
A closer look at three funds that have helped preserve NOAH properties and kept them affordable for years to come.
A recent spate of vacant home occupations echo squatters campaigns of the past.
Long used to maintain segregationist and discriminatory policy, aldermanic prerogative is now being wielded in a more inclusive way.
A pilot program required CDCs to collaborate with public health professionals in order to discover—and address—a community’s pressing health issues. What the collaboration uncovered were issues that the participating CDCs hadn't even considered.
Two organizations are quietly furthering income integration in higher-income Chicago neighborhoods without new development.
Who will benefit most from these investments remains the biggest question.
Standing on a truck in front of a group of several hundred protesters, Tom Gordon expressed a feeling shared often at the ONE Northside...