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Children's Memorial redevelopment to bring Lincoln Park's first new affordable homes in 35 years

Did you know that 64 of the 540 apartments planned for McCaffrey Interest Inc.'s $350 million development will be affordable? MPC applauds this move, while recognizing that it is as rare as a spring breeze in this unspeakable winter. We have begun researching how other cities have created affordable homes in profitable housing markets—and how we can help Chicago make new inclusive developments like McCaffrey's commonplace rather than extraordinary.

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  • Apr 16, 2014
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