Grantee Profile

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago

Grants to Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago

  • $150,000

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) is a nonprofit community development organization that provides homeownership financing and services in low- and moderate-income Chicago neighborhoods. It will use this grant to develop, implement and evaluate creative strategies to limit loss severity in its mortgage loan portfolio, including shared appreciation mortgages, discounted note sales, and “cash for keys” offers with varying levels and types of incentives .This project will strengthen NHS’s overall financial position, and advance understanding nationally about ways to strategically segment a troubled loan portfolio and identify specific strategies that work for different types of loans, demographics, and market conditions.

  • $300,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support strategic planning and efforts to address the negative effects of foreclosure on low- and moderate-income communities in Chicago.

  • $2,500,000

    2008 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of public education and counseling to prevent foreclosure in New Communities Program and other neighborhoods in Chicago as part of the Foreclosure Prevention and Mitigation Project (over two years).

  • $1,750,000

    2003 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of programs that promote residential stability and homeownership in Chicago neighborhoods (over five years).

  • $450,000Active Strategy

    2002 (Inactive Grant)

    Impact Investments

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To improve information management systems.

  • $400,000

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To upgrade information systems and restructure lending and development services.

  • $50,000

    2000 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support office rehabilitation and the restoration of services following a fire.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support consensus building and redevelopment planning for public housing in the North Lawndale neighborhood.

  • $900,000

    1999 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To support a project that simultaneously addresses neighborhood safety and housing development in order to advance community improvement in six Chicago neighborhoods (over three years).

  • $50,000

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

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

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — To develop a strategy to improve the linkage between neighborhood crime prevention activities and efforts to improve local housing markets.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago $6,800,000 between 1983 and 2015.

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