Homes for a Changing Region

 Solutions for Balancing the Region's Housing Stock

Suburban Cook County Multifamily Preservation Initiative aligns incentives of developers, owners of rental housing

The Suburban Cook County Multifamily Preservation Initiative (SCCMPI) is a new financing program created to encourage the rehabilitation and preservation of quality rental housing throughout suburban Cook County for municipalities and jurisdictions participating (currently or potentially) in the Cook County HOME Collaborative. 

How Can Municipalities Confront the Vacant Property Challenge?

Ellen Sahli of the City of Chicago Department of Community Development discusses options for municipalities dealing with vacant property problems. With Dan Klaff of BPI, Carrol Roark of DuPage County Community Development, and Rich Monocchio of the City of Chicago Department of Buildings. 

Taking Action: A Vacant Property Toolkit for Local Government

Who should come?  Elected Officials, Trustees, Municipal staff, County staff and treasurers 
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 230 S. LaSalle Street
Start Date: 
March 1, 2010 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Cook County rewards communities with more than $12M for taking collaborative approach to foreclosure recovery

The Cook County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday awarded a total of $12,068,039 in foreclosure recovery funding to two groups of communities in south and west Cook County, recognizing that these municipalities will make the most of these investments as a result of their trailblazing efforts to work across municipal borders on comprehensive, sustainable redevelopment plans.
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Outreach Event Streamlines Access to Federal Foreclosure Prevention Program

On August 29th, Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) of Chicago, in partnership with the Oak Park Regional Housing Center (OPRHC), the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), Metropolitan Mayor's Caucus, and Housing Action Illinois, hosted an innovative borrower outreach day to help homeowners facing foreclosure in west Cook County.  The event, called &quot

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