Is it over for American cities, post-COVID?
An alderman, a public policy expert and an organizer explain how they would like to overhaul tax increment financing districts in Chicago.
Chicago’s deputy mayor for economic and neighborhood development explains how Mayor Lightfoot has reformed TIFs so far.
Chicago’s tax increment financing districts are meant to lift up communities. What are the benefits and drawbacks? And what needs to change?
We explore how recent Chicago mayors have approached economic development and what neighborhood leaders say they need.
A public bank. A tax on futures trading. A just cannabis industry. We explore how those ideas could change economic development in Chicago.
After a week of exploring how Chicago’s City Council and mayoral system work, we take stock of what we learned and what we can change.
Toronto and Chicago have a few things in common. But their city council and ward system look quite different. So what can Chicago learn?
Should Chicago City Council be taking a leaf out of Phoenix’s book?
Reset teams up with the University of Chicago’s Center for Effective Government to explore new ways the city could work for its residents.