52 results for “Chicago Housing Authority”
Multifamily N Illinois

Dearborn Homes community in Chicago's Bronzeville set to go solar

In a first of its kind public and private sector innovation project for Chicago, the Dearborn Homes public housing development that serves more than 600 families in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood is producing renewable energy via private solar panels primarily on its rooftops. This solar installation completed this month supports ComEd’…

Multifamily N Illinois

Chicago's multifamily market thriving, evolving

| Matt Baker

With all the activity going on in multifamily these days, many question what the next frontier of this asset class looks like. Yesterday morning, over 225 people had their questions answered at the 10th Annual Chicagoland Multifamily & Affordable Housing Real Estate Summit, hosted by REjournals.

CRE N Illinois

CRE Future Leaders: Danielle Tillman

As part of our series, CRE Future Leaders, we caught up with Danielle Tillman, managing director at Chicago-based architecture firm bKL Architecture. Her vast design portfolio of education and institutional projects includes the renovation of the Whitney Young Library, Wolf Point West, GEMS World Academy and numerous Chicago Public Schools …

CRE N Illinois

Independence Branch library opens in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood

Evergreen Real Estate Group recently celebrated the grand opening of the Independence Branch Library in Chicago’s Irving Park neighborhood. Located at 4024 N. Elston Avenue, the branch is one of two co-located library/senior housing developments that Evergreen is building in partnership with the city of Chicago, Chicago Housing Authority (C…

Finance N Illinois

Matt Reilein joins Cresset to lead opportunity zone efforts

The Cresset-Diversified QOZ Fund and Cresset Partners announced today that Matt Reilein will join both the fund and the Cresset team. Reilein has a deep background in community finance and development and impact investing. He has spent more than 15 years forming relationships and building teams to deliver market-driven capital to low-income…

CRE N Illinois

The Cook County Land Bank looks to go commercial

| Matt Baker

With numerous vacant properties left at the tide line of the receding Great Recession, The Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) was created in 2013 to find new uses for this inventory. Though their early efforts focused on single-family homes, the rehabilitation of industrial and commercial properties is poised to make an even larger impact.

CRE N Illinois

Over 100,000 attend Open House Chicago 2018

According to the Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), approximately 100,000 Chicagoans and visitors took part in Open House Chicago (OHC) 2018. Attendance figures matched the record set in 2016 and represent a 5 percent increase from 2017. The CAC continued to expand the scope of OHC in 2018 offering 280 sites in 31 neighborhoods on October 1…

Multifamily N Illinois

Construction begins on Albany Park affordable housing project

Evergreen Real Estate Group, in partnership with the Chicago Housing Authority, announced the start of construction on Oso Apartments, a 48-unit affordable rental community at 3435 W. Montrose Avenue in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood. Evergreen and CHA representatives joined 35th Ward Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa, officials from the Ill…

Multifamily N Illinois

Skender completes affordable TOD on Chicago’s South Side

Skender, serving as base building and interior construction manager, recently completed Woodlawn Station, a transit-oriented affordable housing development in Chicago. Located just under the Cottage Grove Green Line CTA terminus station in Chicago South Side neighborhood Woodlawn, the mixed-use development features a main building that cont…