Grantee Profile

Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

Grants to Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing

  • $398,500

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

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

  • $24,000

    1992 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support the Neighborhood Housing Intervention Project.

  • $50,000

    1989 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To conduct a study on discrimination against families with children in the Chicago housing market.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Lawyers' Committee for Better Housing $472,500 between 1978 and 2018.

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