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Gov. Quinn, HUD Regional Administrator Riley, Illinois elected officials, and DCEO Director Ribley join mayors, village presidents from West Cook County Housing Collaborative to make major funding announcement
  • Dec 1, 2011
CHICAGO – Gov. Patrick Quinn, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Midwest Regional Administrator Antonio R. Riley, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and U.S. Rep Danny K. Davis (D-Chicago), and Illinois Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Director Warren Ribley will…
Cook County Board President applauds collaborative development in Maywood
  • By Jane Hornstein
  • Mar 24, 2011
Guest author Jane Hornstein is a senior project manager at IFF and former MPC employee. On March 10, the West Cook County Housing Collaborative, a joint effort between the municipalities of Bellwood, Berwyn, Forest Park, Maywood, and Oak Park, gathered to celebrate the beginning of renovations on…
City of Evanston showcases a plan for new homes
See media coverage for this event in the Evanston Roundtable and the Trib Local. In early December, 2010, a crowd of 35 gathered at the City of Evanston Ecology Center to learn about new homes coming to Evanston in the next three years. 18 Evanston employers participated in the conversation, as…
Renovated affordable homes to be showcased in Chicago Lawn this Saturday
A number of renovated affordable homes in the Chicago Lawn community on Chicago’s Southwest Side will be featured during a home tour this Saturday, June 12. These homes are among a group of Chicago properties that have been rehabbed through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program, the goal of…
Another nod to community collaboration
In another nod to the common sense benefits of regional collaboration, the National Housing Conference (NHC), a nonprofit advocate for national policies and legislation that promote suitable housing in a safe, decent environment, recently named MPC’s Interjurisdictional Collaboration…
Linking Housing to Prosperity: Successes & Opportunities
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  • Oct 23, 2009
Listen to this recording of MPC's Oct. 23, 2009, roundtable featuring a panel discussion on local workforce housing successes and opportunities to shape federal investments to promote more livable communities. Panelists were Dorothy Shaw, director of state & local affairs for Northrop Grumman…

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