affordable housing


[Sun-Times] Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s complex solution to Chicago’s affordable housing crisis was advanced by a City Council committee Wednesday, amid concern that the costly mandates could stifle residential development. Chicago’s existing “affordable requirements ordinance” offers a choice to developers of projects with 10 or more new or rehabilitated units that […]

New affordable housing fees


Long term outlook is still largely uncertainty as the Super Committee cannot come to agreement. Without changes, there is some $1.2 trillion in federal programs that will be automatically cut in 2013. Military bases and surrounding communities will be hit as spending is scaled back and surrounding area is impacted […]

No Deal from Super Committee