Housing Initiative

Place-Based Redevelopment Strategies: The Case of the Reclaiming Southwest Chicago Campaign

Date: 
04.17.2017
Location: 
Gleacher Center
Contact info (email or phone): 

Norma R. de Yagcier:  ndeyagci@uchicago.edu

Kreisman Housing Initiative - April 2017 Gleacher Breakfast Panel

                

Please join us for this breakfast and presentation on "Plac

Faculty: 
Lee Fennell
Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Housing Initiative Clinic Closes on $42 million Clybourn 1200 Deal

January 21, 2016

In December, the Housing Initiative Clinic closed on a $42 million phase of the Cabrini Green public housing redevelopment under the Chicago Housing Authority’s Plan for transformation.

Housing Initiative Clinic—Significant Accomplishments for 2014-15

Law School Communications
October 14, 2015

Students in the Housing Initiative Clinic represent nonprofit developers and tenant groups in their affordable housing development transactions.  Some highlights from 2014-15 include:

Housing Initiative Clinic Closes on CMEP Rehab and Acquisition in the Hyde Park Neighborhood

Law School Communications
October 2, 2015

The Housing Initiative Clinic assisted clinic client Community Male Empowerment Project (“CMEP”) this summer with a closing on an acquisition, rehabilitation, and sale of a single family townhome to a low-income buyer.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Housing Initiative Clinic—Significant Achievements for 2013-14

November 13, 2014

The Housing Initiative Clinic closed on the next major phase of the Cabrini Green public housing redevelopment under the Chicago Housing Authority’s Plan for Transformation.  Under the Plan, the CHA is replacing former public housing high-rises with new, mixed-income, low- and mid-rise developments.  The Cabrini Green redevelopment is known as Parkside of Old Town.  The clinic’s

Students Assist Limited Equity Co-ops at Cooperative Housing Summit

November 15, 2013

Housing Initiative Clinic students Clara Kim ’15 and Bill Panfel ’14 provided wise counsel to limited equity housing cooperative residents at the free legal clinic offered as part of the Second Annual HUD Region 5 Cooperative Housing Summit on October 24.  The Summit was organized by the

Law of the Land Visits South Works, Former U.S. Steel Site

November 13, 2013

On November 2, seventeen intrepid law students braved the winds off Lake Michigan to visit South Works, the site of the former U.S.

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