Report: Chicago’s Affordable Housing Ordinance Isn’t Working

A new report says Chicago’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance needs to be revised if the city wants a chance at closing a massive affordable housing gap.

79th Street building Auburn Gresham
The redevelopment of an empty building on West 79th Street in the Auburn Gresham community is part of a joint proposal that was announced Thursday at the winner of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation's $10 million Chicago Prize. Natalie Moore / WBEZ News
79th Street building Auburn Gresham
The redevelopment of an empty building on West 79th Street in the Auburn Gresham community is part of a joint proposal that was announced Thursday at the winner of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation's $10 million Chicago Prize. Natalie Moore / WBEZ News

Report: Chicago’s Affordable Housing Ordinance Isn’t Working

A new report says Chicago’s Affordable Requirements Ordinance needs to be revised if the city wants a chance at closing a massive affordable housing gap.

Reset checks in with Chicago’s Department of Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara on a task force’s new recommendations to increase affordable housing in Chicago.

GUEST: Marisa Novara, Chicago Department of Housing commissioner