New housing aid is the right thing to do. It’s also a good investment.By Richard Day | | No Comments
In addition to hurting Chicago’s most vulnerable residents, cuts to housing assistance can cost much more than they save.
New developments highlight benefits, limitations of Chicago’s affordable housing approachBy Richard Day | | No Comments
An updated, comprehensive effort to boost affordability, housing supply, and equitable transit-oriented development is the best approach for holding down rents and halting displacement across the city.
How much affordable housing is Chicago willing to sacrifice to aldermanic prerogative?By Richard Day | | No Comments
In the coming months, the City Council’s Zoning Committee has the chance to weigh in on a proposal that could change the future of affordable housing in Chicago.
Bringing TOD to South, West sides will require more resources, less red tapeBy Richard Day | | No Comments
While our city's TOD ordinance has spurred more transit-friendly development in wealthy and gentrifying neighborhoods, it has done relatively little to encourage investment in parts of the city that need it the most.
High rents are a policy choice: What’s driving displacement across The North SideBy Richard Day | | No Comments
We should reverse the down-zonings that have rendered much of the city unaffordable and exclusionary.
Allowing more density would help Chicago avoid a post-COVID transit death spiralBy Richard Day | | No Comments
To secure the future of transit in Chicago, we need to update the zoning code to allow two-flats and low-rise apartments near transit in neighborhoods across the city.