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affordable housing, Chicago, community development, economic development, Housing, housing policy, minority communities, poor communities, public housing, rental housing
The second event of the MPC-CAF summer discussion series, "Reinventing Public Investment", focused on how federal policies in housing, transportation and economic development have shaped decisions and community development in the Chicago Region.
To explore the many ingredients necessary to promote successful mixed-income communities, MPC and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation co-hosted over a dozen forums, in collaboration with the CHA, showcasing national best practices, local innovation and opportunities to explore how housing developers, policymakers, community-based organizations and other stakeholders could promote the success of the Plan for Transformation. Frequently, these forums also provided an opportunity to release relevant publications and data..
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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 »
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