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Regional Housing Solutions

Addressing housing challenges throughout the Chicago region

Regional Housing Solutions helps municipal officials and staff, policy makers, and other housing stakeholders understand the variation in local housing submarkets, identify where common housing challenges exist across the region, and determine the best strategies to address those challenges.

The strategies were developed from the results of extensive outreach and discussions with a broad audience of policy makers, for-profit and not-for-profit housing developers, realtors, financial institutions, and municipal staff over the course of 2016.

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A collaborative project between the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, Metropolitan Planning Council and Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University, through generous support from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust and Harris Family Foundation


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Creating A Winning City: The Team. The Town. The Region.

September 22, 2017, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

Please join Metropolitan Planning Council for an inspiring keynote address by Tom Ricketts, Executive Chairman of the Chicago Cubs, on the team’s extraordinary journey and the turnaround lessons that we can apply to Chicago’s pressing problems. The Cubs’ comeback balanced risks with short-term needs and long-term goals. This is a baseball storyone that offers ideas and inspiration for civic leaders and residents to unite and drive economic growth. In Chicago, we are, after all, one team, better together.

Tom will be joined in conversation with Natalie Moore, WBEZ’s South Side Reporter.

During the Luncheon, MPC will recognize one of Chicago’s leading corporate citizens John A. Canning, Jr., Chairman of Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC, with the 2017 Champion Fighter Award. We honor him for his extraordinary civic contributions to the Chicago region through his transformative leadership and philanthropy.

More info on the event, here.

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