Articles tagged 'Displacement Pressure'

October 11, 2018

Why Some Chicago Neighborhoods Are Losing Their Children

Since 2010, the number of children in Chicago declined by 40,000. Chicago ranks near the top of cities in the nation for child population declines, right behind Cleveland and Detroit.

September 26, 2018

Understanding Household Income Shifts in Chicago Neighborhoods

This analysis examines how household incomes have shifted at the neighborhood level between 2010 and 2016 and describes what different trends tell us about the challenges facing different neighborhoods in Chicago.

July 11, 2018

Rent on the rise: How high will rent in Chicago climb?

SOURCE: Chicago Defender
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June 28, 2018

Joining Forces to Help Communities Prepare for Change

In December of last year, the Institute for Housing Studies released a new tool that helps neighborhoods in Chicago plan for change. We heard quickly from community groups about how helpful the data and planning tools were to their efforts to plan for and respond to gentrification or its counterpart,...

April 26, 2018

Community benefits coalition wants to include all the players, not just Obama Foundation

SOURCE: The Chicago Reporter
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March 23, 2018

Obama Presidential Center faces pushback from Jackson Park residents

SOURCE: Washington Post
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March 7, 2018

Proposed development along 606 trail highlights tension over rising rents and home prices

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune
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February 2, 2018

New Tools in the Battle to Preserve Affordable Housing and Prevent Displacement

In December, we released an analysis and interactive map to help Chicago communities better understand gentrification pressures and the risk of displacement in their neighborhood. The tool identifies areas where home prices have appreciated faster than citywide averages and where a significant share of residents is vulnerable to displacement. We recently...

December 20, 2017

606-style trail could speed gentrification in Pilsen

SOURCE: Crain's Chicago Business
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December 20, 2017

Under-Zoning Is Exacerbating Displacement Near The 606

SOURCE: StreetsBlog Chicago
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