Study Links Weak Economy to Shortage of Affordable Rental Housing
November 18, 2011 | From the field | Preserving Affordable Rental Housing, Housing

The need for affordable rental housing in Cook County has increased substantially in the last decade and is expected to continue growing, according to a study by MacArthur grantee the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University. These trends mirror a national shortage of affordable rental housing, which increased more than 9 percent from 2005 to 2009 and is still on the rise. View The State of Rental Housing in Cook County report.