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"Stopping the outbreak in Chicago’s homeless population has been one of the most challenging aspects of this response," said Dr. Allison Arwady.
Normally, the spring season brings a flood of new homes for sale with inventory spiking 62 percent.
The program offered payments of $1,000 to help residents pay rents and mortgages. That money will start going out this week.
Deals are still going through, but it’s forcing real estate pros to get creative.
Find out if you should refinance now, what emergency assistance is available, and what to do if you’re a landlord.
The Autonomous Tenants Union and 45 other groups are demanding local leaders enact a rent freeze.
Using federal tax credits, the upcoming projects will add 1,083 units to Chicago’s affordable housing supply.
Buying a house is expensive—these state and city programs could help.
The city is expanding shelter capacity, giving out hygiene kits, and encouraging social distancing at shelters.
Those diagnosed with COVID-19 or are awaiting test results will be housed in hotels to alleviate strain on hospitals.
The effects of COVID-19 on homebuying and selling are uncertain. "Time will tell," says one Chicago realtor.
This stream has:
How the novel coronavirus is affecting housing, transit, and more. Plus, tips on how manage at home.
How does shared-space living work in the middle of a pandemic? That’s what coliving tenants are figuring out now.
The land bank makes long-time vacant properties accessible for individual homebuyers, too.
Avenir is the first building to have the MIT-created technology
Are rental assistance programs helping Chicagoans at all?
Here’s what you need to know about the return of coach houses, granny flats, and other accessory units.
A new ordinance aims to protect homeowners and renters
A report looks at how many hours Chicagoans have to work each month to afford rent.
Embrace the power of DIY
Tips from Chicago’s first zero-waste store
Plus, three more Fulton Market towers are on the way.
It’s a balancing act between progressive city officials and developers.
The "Development for All Ordinance" aims to increase affordable requirements and close developer loopholes.
Datasets show where the city needs to improve the Affordable Housing Ordinance.
Chicago Housing Authority tenants are ruled by federal law and could face eviction
The 100-unit transit-oriented development earned the backing of the Chicago Plan Commission.
The members will examine legislation aimed at developers.
Obtaining affordable housing tax credit will be clearer for developers
Mayor Lightfoot has tapped housing policy expert Marisa Novara to lead the City Hall department.