Skip to main content

Flickr user Ian Freimuth (cc)

Creating affordability in all of Chicago

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.

Secretary Foxx dedicated to a transportation system that works Secretary Foxx dedicated to a transportation system that works
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to chat with Anthony Foxx, who became the U.S. Secretary of…
Making the Grade: How water rates can improve our marks Making the Grade: How water rates can improve our marks
The American Society of Civil Engineers recently released their 2014 Infrastructure Report Card for…
Grove Apartments Receives Illinois Housing Campion Award Grove Apartments Receives Illinois Housing Campion Award
  • The Connector
  • By Breann Gala and MPC AmeriCorps VISTA Member Kaitlyn McClain
  • Apr 23, 2014
Last night, Interfaith Housing Development Corporation’s Grove Apartments received the 2014…

MPC on Twitter

Follow us on Twitter »


Stay up to date

Sign up for free email newsletter and alerts

Receive event alerts and MPC's free email newsletter,
Re-Connection

Metropolitan Planning Council 140 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, Ill. 60603
P 312 922 5616 F 312 922 5619 info@metroplanning.org
Helping create competitive, equitable, and sustainable communities

For 80 years, the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) has made the Chicago region a better place to live and work by partnering with businesses, communities and governments to address the area’s toughest planning and development challenges. MPC works to solve today's urgent problems while consistently thinking ahead to prepare the region for the needs of tomorrow. Read more about our work »

Donate »