Grantee Profile

Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

Grants to Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

  • $398,500Active Strategy

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

    Community & Economic Development

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To provide legal representation for tenants of foreclosed properties as part of the Foreclosure Prevention and Mitigation Project (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing $398,500 between 2003 and 2014.

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