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With East Garfield Park Ripe For Gentrification, Residents Draw Up Blueprint To Protect Themselves
The community-driven plan was created over the past year in response to rising rents and new development coming to the area.
East Garfield Park residents fight rising home prices to prevent displacement as West Loop developments push west
Home prices in East Garfield Park have increased by 20% in 2018, making it the highest in Chicago.
Three Ideas Could Shift Housing from Outputs to Outcomes
In October, the Urban Institute challenged attendees at the Foundations for the Future of Housing conference to design an intervention that could increase stability, well-being, or racial…
Using Data to Inform Community-Driven Decision Making in East Garfield Park
A critical component of the Institute for Housing Studies’ (IHS) applied research model includes technical assistance to community groups and custom data analysis that illustrates different…
Garfield Park urban farm planning upgrades
FarmWorks wants to build rain garden to help prevent flooding

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