Articles tagged 'Housing policy'

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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December 3, 2020

‘We’re heading for a huge housing crisis’: With the pandemic posing a mass eviction threat, here’s what 11 housing experts say a Biden administration can do to help

SOURCE: Chicago Tribune
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December 2, 2020

‘Anti-deconversion ordinance’ will ‘interrupt’ loss of cheap housing stock in Pilsen, 606 area, officials say

SOURCE: The Daily Line
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October 29, 2020

Swimming Against the Tide: An Update on COVID-19 Housing Policy Interventions

This blog revisits local, state, and federal policy interventions that emerged during the beginning months of the COVID-19 crisis. Short term supports have been critical for those able to access relief, but many of the most critical economic supports have expired and stopgap measures to temporarily extend these programs are not enough to alleviate the current economic hardship faced by many households. Read more about how these policy interventions have evolved since the first stimulus package.

Reports   October 7, 2020

The Preservation Lab: A Platform to Engage Stakeholders around Today's Affordable Housing Challenges

The Preservation Lab is an initiative co-directed by the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University (IHS) and The Preservation Compact that aims to investigate complex and timely affordable housing topics and inform affordable housing policy through applied research and stakeholder engagement.

September 3, 2020

Building bans and affordable housing: A construction conundrum

SOURCE: Washington Post
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June 5, 2020

Policy Interventions to Respond to the Housing Impacts of COVID-19

How have policymakers responded to help communities weather the economic crisis resulting from COVID-19? This blog is part of our recent series examining the impact of the pandemic in Chicago neighborhoods and highlights local, state, and federal policy interventions that aim to provide housing and financial stability during a time of economic uncertainty. As the duration of large-scale unemployment and long-term impacts of the pandemic remain unclear, these policy approaches are evolving and fast-moving to respond to changing needs.

March 16, 2020

With East Garfield Park Ripe For Gentrification, Residents Draw Up Blueprint To Protect Themselves

SOURCE: Block Club Chicago
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Reports   January 15, 2020

Displacement Pressure in Context: Examining Recent Housing Market Changes Near The 606

This report goes “under the hood” of our Mapping Displacement Pressure in Chicago data to highlight how house prices are changing in the neighborhoods around The 606 and identifies potential opportunities to preserve affordability in surrounding communities.