Keeping Chicago Renters Housed in a Time of Crisis - Metropolitan Planning Council

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Keeping Chicago Renters Housed in a Time of Crisis

Unprecedented actions have been taken at the federal, state and local levels to blunt the crisis' impact, from an eviction moratorium to emergency cash assistance. Still, more must be done.

This was the first discussion of an ongoing series exploring an equitable response and recovery to the pandemic.


Juan Sebastian Arias (Metropolitan Planning Council)

Miriam Zuk (Enterprise Community Partners)


Mark Swartz (Lawyers Committee for Better Housing)

Stacey Young (Preservation Compact/Community Investment Corporation)

Jawanza Malone (Lift the Ban Coalition)

Daniel Kay Hertz (Chicago Department of Housing)

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