How Housing Works in Illinois
Leading up to the midterm elections, Morning Shift is looking at four issues that shape the lives of individuals and families: Healthcare, housing, education and jobs.
Geoff Smith of DePaul's Institute for Housing Studies and Ali Solis of Make Room, an advocacy group for renters, help break down housing: from rising rents and gentrification to affordable housing and property taxes.
GUESTS: Ali Solis, Make Room president and CEO
Geoff Smith, executive director of the Institute for Housing Studies at DePaul University
Greg Hinz, Crain's Chicago Business columnist on politics and government
LEARN MORE: EDITORIAL: Climbing rents, gentrification and affordable housing in Chicago (Chicago Sun-Times 8/3/18)
2018 State of Rental Housing in Cook County (Institute for Housing Studies 4/5/18)
Overview of Chicago's Housing Market (Institute for Housing Studies 8/24/18)
Chicago stands alone as undervalued housing market (Crain’s Chicago Business 9/27/18)