Grantee Profile

Chicago Rehab Network

Grants to Chicago Rehab Network

  • $100,000

    2015 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Chicago Rehab Network (Network) is a 35-year-old association of community development corporations that operate and advocate for affordable housing across the greater Chicago area. The organization is an integral member of The Preservation Compact, which is a Foundationnsupported effort to raise awareness about the value of rental housing and to create a climate and mechanisms through which public, private, and nonprofit sectors work together to stem the loss of affordable rental housing units in Cook County. As part of its long-standing dedication to help meet the region's demand for decent, affordable housing, the Network develops housing policy solutions, empowers local organizations and tenants, and holds government housing agencies accountable. To ensure that it continues to fulfill these roles, the award helps the Network improve its financial health in the corning years.

  • $150,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Chicago Rehab Network is a 35-year old association of Chicago-area non-profit housing developers and managers. As a key participant in the Foundation’s local affordable housing initiative--The Preservation Compact--the Rehab Network has demonstrated that, under certain conditions, informed, proactive tenants associations can be vital to preserving affordable rental units. This grant will strengthen the Rehab Network’s capacity to provide technical assistance to tenants, their organizations, and other stakeholders about how residents can help preserve their federally-assisted housing.

  • $300,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To participate in The Preservation Compact (over three years).

  • $375,000

    2007 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of technical assistance, organizing, policy and advocacy related to the Preservation Compact (over three years).

  • $350,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — For resource development strategies and for creation of a formal operating reserve.

  • $75,000

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of strategic planning.

  • $300,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To foster preservation of affordable rental housing in the Chicago area and nationally (over three years).

  • $50,000

    2002 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support research on attitudes about affordable housing in the Chicago region.

  • $160,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)


    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support policy and practical interventions to preserve Section 8 subsidized housing (over two years).

  • $170,000

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support practitioner training, technical assistance, and public education activities (over two years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Chicago Rehab Network $2,030,000 between 1978 and 2018.

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