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Loan Pool to Help Redevelop Vacant Buildings into Affordable Rentals

A newly created $26 million loan pool will help redevelop vacant one- to four-unit buildings into affordable rentals in the Chicago area. Read More
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Finding Energy Efficiency Savings in Multifamily Housing

A report and case study by Elevate Energy (formerly CNT Energy) investigates the environmental, owner, and tenant non-energy benefits of three affordable multifamily buildings in Chicago. Read More
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Grantmaking in Chicago

The Foundation seeks and seizes opportunities to work locally as an expression of its civic commitment to its home, and because being rooted in Chicago yields a deeper understanding of issues faced by urban areas and ... Read More

"NHT Captures MacArthur Award"

Housing Finance
Related Grantee: National Housing Trust
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7 Nonprofits Recognized for Exceptional Creativity and Effectiveness, Awarded Up to $1 Million Each

The Award, which recognizes exceptional grantees and helps ensure their long-term sustainability, provides each organization with up to $1 million, depending on the size of its budget. Read More
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National Housing Trust

Preserving and improving affordable rental housing across America. 2014 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions recipient. Watch