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  • Colorful Merchandise Mart art installation races towards September debut
    Yesterday, Monday, August 20, 2018, 22 hours ago
    An ambitious plan to transform the facade of Chicago's iconic 1930's Merchandise Mart into a massive canvas for projected art is just weeks away from dazzling residents and tourists alike. Dubbed "Art on theMART" , the public installation will launch Saturday, September 29. The opening festivities are scheduled to begin around 7:15 p.m. and will feature a live DJ, a procession of lanterns, and a 35-minute-long video program culminating in a pyrotechnic show.
  • How a 'reverse Great Migration' is reshaping U.S. cities
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6:18 PM
    Alden Loury remembers when buying his home felt like achieving the American dream. A black journalist from Chicago, Loury and his wife were able to purchase a home for $165,000 in 2005 in Auburn Gresham, a predominantly black neighborhood on the city's south side, where he grew up.
  • DuPage Habitat building affordable housing in Hanover Park
    Friday, July 27, 2018, 6:48 PM
    Construction is set to start next month on a 27-unit affordable townhouse development in the Greenbrook Tanglewood neighborhood of Hanover Park. The project will be facilitated by DuPage Habitat for Humanity, an organization that uses volunteers, sponsorships and grants to cut the cost of homeownership for qualifying families.
  • 2 Chicago area Airbnb homes under fire after shooting, neighborhood disturbances
    Thursday, July 26, 2018, 2:00 AM
    Short term lodging and vacation rentals have taken the travel scene by storm. Companies like Airbnb are thriving as renters comb their site to book online all over the globe.
  • Multifamily Developers Eye Downtown Student Housing
    Monday, July 23, 2018, 2:00 AM
    Adaptive reuse projects are very appealing, and colleges will look favorably on sale-leasebacks that monetize properties and preserve some student housing. 731 S. Plymouth Ct., a 19th Century building in the Printer's Row neighborhood, was Columbia College's first student housing, but is now being converted to multifamily.
  • INSIGHT: PACE Financing - A New Health Care Capital Access Vehicle
    Monday, August 13, 2018, 1:43 PM
    Property Assessed Clean Energy programs continue to expand across the country. Most recently, on June 12, 2018, Pennsylvania enacted legislation to bring PACE energy programs to that state.
  • STATEWISE: Why your property tax bill is so high, and how to fix it
    Friday, August 03, 2018, 2:00 AM
    Vicki McCarthy purchased her home in northern Illinois' Round Lake Beach in 2002, paying $195,000. She now pegs that home's value at around $180,000 and is staring at a property tax bill of nearly $8,000 a year.
  • Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 10:41 AM
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  • The Blue-State Housing Bubble
    Friday, July 27, 2018, 2:00 AM
    Another housing bubble is beginning to burst. Its financial characteristics are different from the 2007-8 housing bubble but it shares one thing in common -- that it is caused by government policies.
  • Chicago could soon test universal basic income program
    Monday, July 16, 2018, 11:39 PM
    Chicago may test a universal basic income pilot program that would pay 1,000 families $500 a month. Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar recently proposed legislation that would provide 1,000 families with a $500 monthly stipend-- no questions asked.